Masamoto Sohonten Molybdenum Petty 4.7" (12cm)

SKU: HMA-MOPE-120
Size: 4.7" (120 mm)
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For knife sets: All applicable knives in set will be converted for a flat rate.

Left Hand Conversion (All Sales Final) $20.00
Traditional Japanese Knife Gift Wrapping $10.00
Custom Knife Engraving (All Sales Final) $15.00

Engraved knives cannot be returned or exchanged. For knife sets, all knives will have same engraving at one flat rate.

  • Western style knives: Max 15 characters
  • Traditional knives: Max 9 characters

Features

Style:Petty

Steel Type:Stain-Resistant Steel

Steel Material:Molybdenum Stain Resistant Steel

Classification:

Saya Cover:Not Included

Knife Bevel:70/30

Handle Material:Composite Wood

Bolster Material:

HRC:57

Knife Weight in grams:80

Blade Width (Widest part of the blade) in inches: 1.02

Spine Width (Widest part of the spine) in inches:0.06

Handle Length in inches:3.83

For Left-Handed Customer

  • This Western-style knife can be changed to left-handed by Korin's resident knife master.

  • The fee for this conversion is $20.00 and has been automatically added to the cost of your purchase.

General knife care tips and warnings

  • Never wash knives in the dishwasher
  • Stain-resistant knives are not stainless.
  • Improper care will result in rusting and chipping.
  • Please wipe knives dry after use to prevent rusting.
  • 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.

For more information, please check our page on sharpening tips.

About Masamoto Molybdenum
The Masamoto Molybdenum line provides high-quality, affordable knives under the trustworthy name of Masamoto. These Western-style knives are a pragmatic choice, as they are made of softer steel than Masamoto’s VG knives, making them easier to sharpen and maintain. The addition of molybdenum also helps to improve edge retention and makes the blade stain- and rust-resistant. Equipped with a comfortable, durable composite wood handle. This steel achieves a harmonious balance between sharpness and brittleness.
About Masamoto
Minosuke Matsuzawa, the founder of the Masamoto Sohonten Company started making knives in 1866. It was his dream that his family would come to be remembered as knife craftsmen throughout the generations. Now, five generations later, Matsuzawa’s vision has been realized and professionally crafted Masamoto knives have become widely regarded as the finest knives made for professional use.
Purpose of Petty
The petty is a convenient size for delicate work, cutting or peeling small vegetables, fruits and herbs.


Country of Origin: Japan