Maki (かおり) Damascus Steel Knife with Traditional Octagonal Wooden Handle

$ 99.00 USD $ 129.00 USD -24% OFF

Maki (かおり) Damascus Steel Knife with Traditional Octagonal Wooden Handle

$ 99.00 USD $ 129.00 USD -24% OFF

This Kaori - Special edition is a Limited Edition Knife based on our bestseller the Kaori - kiritsuke 8" 

This special edition knife is Forged with 7 layers of high-quality US 440C steel and fitted with our traditional Octagonal Wooden Handle but this time we added some Carbon fiber on the corners for a truly unique look!

Thanks to the clipped point you can use the tip of the blade and perform a series of ‘pull cuts', or ‘back slices’.

This visually stunning blade is a high-performance instrument of exceptional effectiveness. 

The geometry of the blade’s edge facilitates push-cuts as well as rocking cuts, making it an ideal choice for those chefs who prep large numbers of vegetables and switch up their style to avoid fatigue.

 If you want a Limited Edition knife that has superior quality and is extremely unique, look no further – This is your new knife!

  • Limited Edition
  • 8 Inch Precision-forged blade with 7 Layer Composite Steel (US 440C) rated at 62±1 Rockwell hardness for unrivaled performance and incredible edge retention.
  • Unique Multicolored Stabilized Wood Handle with Carbon Fibre Accents – Each Knife has a unique handle (colors cannot be chosen)
  • Ruthlessly sharp scalpel-like Double Bevel edge is hand finished to a mirror polish within a staggering 16° degree angle
  • Precisely tapered blade minimizes surface resistance for buttery smooth cut through.

  • Dimensions:
    • Cutting edge length: 201mm
    • Total Length: 340mm
    • Blade Thickness: 2.5mm
    • Blade Width: 48mm
    • Handle Length: 139mm
    • Total Weight: 200g


440C Steel has the highest strength, hardness, and wear resistance of all the commonplace 440-series stainless alloys with high carbon content containing 1.2% Carbon, 18% Chromium, 1% Molybdenum, 1% Manganese, and 1% Silicon. 

Our Limited Edition 8" Kiritsuke is fitted with the Octagonal Handle but has added Carbon Fibre Accents.

Each "Hayami" handle is truly unique. It is made from Stabilized Wood, which is wood that has been impregnated with a chemical stabilizing solution.

The purpose of stabilizing wood is to make it more durable and less prone to warping or cracking than natural, untreated wood.

The Kiritsuke can be used to either "rock chop", "push cut" and "pull cutting". Kiritsuke knives are generally available in a variety of different styles, but we have forged ours with a "clipped point" as the thinner tip helps with delicate works

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