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  1. Brieto 3 Layers Honesuki 150mm

    Brieto Triple Layer Boning Knife is laminated western style knife.With the very straight edge profile and pointed sharp tip, it makes boning both meat and poultry very easy. The rigid blade allows sliding or shinning along the bone not only far safer but permits cutting the flesh right next to the bone. This blade is thicker and slightly heavier than most other Japanese shapes giving the knife the strength and toughness required of a good boning blade. Like all boning knives it is not intended for chopping or cutting through bones but removing the flesh off the bone or carcass. Once you get used to the different profile you will never use any other shape when boning any meat, poultry or game. Some of the most esteemed and busy chefs for whom meat preparation is the backbone of their menu.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers etc. Designed specifically for food preparation, FOR CULINARY USE ONLY.

  2. Hasegawa Santoku 180mm

    Santoku literally translates as ‘three benefits’ – slicing, dicing and mincing - and is the shape of a traditional Japanese chef’s knife. The breadth of the Santoku and its gently curved profile make this an ideal tool for speed cutting against knuckle. This technique provides safe comfortable cutting action ONLY when the fingertips are clawed well away from the edge with the blade resting on the knuckle. This most versatile blade makes an ideal main knife for those who cut more fruit and vegetables, with occasional meat and fish preparation.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Handwash Only. Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers or for any use other than food preparation. ONLY FOR CULINARY USE.

    £209.00
  3. Senzo Utility (2 sizes)

    Senzo 33 Layers VG10
  4. Miyabi 5000MCD set of 2 Miyabi 5000MCD set of 2
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    Miyabi 5000MCD set of 2

    The MIYABI 5000MCD series of knives combine perfect functionality and ergonomics with a unique design. Each individual knife is an authentic masterpiece made in Seki City, Japan using traditional Japanese craftsmanship in synergy with modern technology and materials to create a blade of the highest quality that is unmatched by any other commercially produced knife. The extremely hard core of Micro Carbide MC63 powder steel is encased in 100 layers of steel of two different grades of hardness. A special blade treatment alters the surface structure of every layer, giving each blade its individual pattern and then given its authentic Japanese Honbazuke honing by hand. The tempering process results in a central core hardness of 63 HRC after final quenching. Each knife has a unique Katana cutting edge, a visible sign of master craftsmanship that is reminiscent of the blades of Japanese swords. Traditionally, these swords received their individual Hamon, the line dividing the less hard blade body from the extremely hard cutting edge, by hand. Each handle is made of top-quality Masur Birch and is totally unique. The structure of the wood out of which the handle has been crafted is revealed through the interplay of lines and stripes. The warmth of the natural wood contrasts attractively with the steel blade. A mosaic pin and decorative end cap provide the finishing touches to this sophisticated look.

    Regular Price: £688.00

    Special Price £619.20

  5. Hammer Knives Set of 2 Hammer Knives Set of 2
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    Hammer Knives Set of 2

    Made in Seki by a small group of nokaji whose skills have been passed down over the course of 3 generations, Hammer Collection blades are amongst the sharpest we sell within their price point and beyond. The bewitchingly intricate beauty of these 33 layers Damascus knives is matched by their effectiveness and unparalleled ease of maintenance. The central core is VG10 which is laminated with 16 layers of soft stainless on each side. The hand hammered surface of the blade fulfils a number of practical functions as well as imbuing an intriguing pattern unique to each maker. By hand hammering the body of the blade's molecules are pushed closer together thus increasing strength and toughness, a much needed addition to these satiny edges tho’ enduring are delicate. The hand hammer process also allows the actual edge to be innately more even thus facilitating easy re-sharpening. Also, the random hollows along the body of the blade act like ‘granton' indentations thus ensuring that ingredients fall away more easily. The knives of the Hammer Collection hold a very special significance to JKC as they are the perfect tool to demonstrate the edge maintenance technique we call stropping. The inevitable disbelief of customers upon hearing that blades can be made and kept considerably keener by brushing the edge on a newspaper is easily dissolved, as nearly all our knives can easily be transformed into utter sharpness this way. Due to the ultra thinness of the central core, and exceptional qualities innate within these very special traditionally made blades the edge can be taken from resisting tomato skin backwards and forwards to absolutely silky cutting action within under 30 seconds of stropping on newspaper. Handles are D shaped and comprised of luxurious and enduring red sandalwood, with black lacquered collars. Knives come in individual boxes. Set Includes: 1 x Utility knife 150mm for utility work. 1 x Santoku knife 180mm for Multipurpose

    Regular Price: £378.00

    Special Price £340.00

  6. Nozomi VG10 Utility 150mm

    Nozomi VG10 handmade Utility 150mm
  7. Kida 63 Layers Santoku 170mm

    Kida 63 Layers Santoku 170mm
  8. Hammer Santoku 180mm

    Hammer Santoku 180mm

  9. Tojiro DP VG10 Honesuki 150mm

    Note: This price is only for web orders.

  10. JKC R2 Cowbone Utility (2 sizes)

    This small versatile knife is ideal for everyday tasks and is commonly the most used knife in domestic kitchens. The pointed tip makes easy work of tricky jobs such as removing eyes from potatoes, whilst the length is just long enough for everyday slicing, dicing and peeling jobs. It is designed for performing tasks in the hands as well as for prep work on the board. For those who prefer smaller knives this little blade will prove invaluable, whilst for professionals and keen cooks it is a must for intricate work like fluting, peeling and paring. SPECIAL NOTES: Hand wash only. Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers or for any use other than food preparation. ONLY FOR CULINARY USE. Includes: One Free Sharpening

  11. Gold Kitano Set of 3 Nakiri 160mm (for chopping vegetable)
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    Gold Kitano Set of 3

    Made in a small workshop in the outskirts of Osaka in an area close to Sakai these 3 layer knives have a central core of VG10 No1. A compact range it represents the 4 most popular shapes. These knives are fully roll forged from a thicker blank than our Warikomi Collection (which uses the same steel). Therefore greater pressure was required to achieve a similar eventual thickness. This extra pressure has resulted in a slightly denser blade with a more aligned molecular structure which will stay sharper longer and is equally easy to resharpen. The hardness after final quenching is an outstanding 60:62 HRC. This is a good alternative to our Tamahagane Collection if a Multi-layered Damascus blade is not a priority. The handle is crafted from pakkawood to further enhance the quality and ensure longevity. Knives come in individual boxes. Set Includes: 1 x Utility knife 135mm for utility work. 1 x Nakiri knife 165mm for vegetables. 1 x Gyuto knife 180mm for meat

    Regular Price: £332.00

    Special Price £298.80

  12. Miyabi Isshin Santoku 170mm

    Miyabi Isshin Santoku

  13. Senzo Small Santoku 143mm

    Senzo 33 Layers VG10
  14. Brieto 3 Layers Utility (2 sizes)

    The utility Knife is present in just about everyone’s knife collection.This universally familiar blade can be employed as a mini carving and slicing knife; with its slim base tapering to an extreme point it makes a fantastic tool for tackling poultry and game as well as making a very effective small fish filleting knife and a great quick sandwich maker.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers or for any use other than food preparation. ONLY FOR CULINARY USE.

  15. Miyabi 5000MCD Shotoh 140mm

    Miyabi 5000MCD Shotoh with a 14cm blade. MC63 steel core - 101 total layers CRYODUR ice-hardened blade Honbazuke hand-honed edge Masur Birch D-shaped handle Mosaic pin in handle MIYABI logo end cap Made by MIYABI in Seki, Japan For best results wash by hand
  16. Hasegawa Utility 150mm

    150mm - Utility Knife is the most familiar blade in Western kitchens and as such tends to be widely used in many homes; it does allow easy preparation of many ingredients and doubles up beautifully as a small carving and slicing blade. However the utility knife is with its narrow profile tapering to full point is actually designed for the preparation and filleting of fish and small game and thus is referred to as the Fish and Game knife essential in any professional chefs kitchen and reassuringly familiar for home cooks reluctant to venture into the domain of long wide blade chefs' knives.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Handwash Only. Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers or for any use other than food preparation. ONLY FOR CULINARY USE.

  17. Seki SG2 Utility 150mm

    Seki SG2 Utility 150mm
  18. Toshiyuki Utility 130mm

    Toshiyuki Utility 130mm
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