Korin White #3 Kasumi Kamagata Usuba

$189.00
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SKU: HKR-SKKU-180
Size: 7" (180 mm)
Note: Carbon Steel (CAUTION: MOISTURE AND ACID CAUSES RUST AND DISCOLORATION)
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Features

Style:Kamagata Usuba

Steel Type: Carbon steel (CAUTION: MOISTURE AND ACID CAUSES RUST AND DISCOLORATION)

Steel Material:White Steel

Classification:Kasumi

Saya Cover:Magnolia Wooden Cover Included

Knife Bevel:Single Sided

Handle Material:Magnolia Wood

Bolster Material:Water Buffalo Horn (Bolsters are made from natural horn therefore colors may vary)

HRC:61

About Korin Shiro-ko Kasumi 
Korin Shiro-ko Kasumi knives are handcrafted in Japan from a combination of white #3 carbon steel and soft iron steel. White steel has a good balance between sharpness and sharpening. The knives are equipped with a magnolia wood handle with a water buffalo horn bolster. This professional grade line is highly recommended for chef's interested in their first Japanese traditional knife or beginners. 
About Korin 
Drawing from a tradition of Japanese craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail, the collections at Korin showcase exceptional sharpness and time-tested durability. We are dedicated to bringing the highest quality Japanese knives to your kitchen, so you can experience the unparalleled quality of Japanese craftsmanship in your home or restaurant.
Purpose of Kamagata Usuba 
The kamagata usuba is a traditional Japanese knife designed to work with vegetables. Unlike the Kanto version of the usuba, the kamagata usuba has a pointed tip, which allows for more delicate work and decorative carving. Originated in Kansai (Osaka) region.  


CAUTION: Moisture Causes Rusting and Discoloration


General knife care tips and warnings


  • Never wash knives in the dishwasher
  • This is not stain resistant. It will rust and discolor after cutting acidic ingredients or if one leaves it wet.
  • Improper care will result in chipping.
  • Please wipe knives dry after use to prevent rusting. Korin recommends wiping carbon knives with tsubaki oil to keep moisture off the knife.
  • Western style knives sold at KORIN have significantly thinner blades than typical Western knives. Use of honing steels or sharpening machines may result in chipping.
  • We advice all customers to always use sharpening stones to sharpen or hone knives.


Caution

Please be cautious when inspecting carbon knives with wet hands after purchase. We ask customers to inspect all knives prior to using, and will not accept returns on damaged goods. In the event you receive a rusted knife, please call customer service within 48 hours, and we will be happy to assist you.


For more information, please check our pages on different types of sharpening stones or sharpening tips.