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Hakata Bocho Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Hakata Bocho ( 博多包丁)
- A regional variation of the Bunka Bocho or home cooking knife with a triangular nose and curved spine. Hakata is located on the southern island of Kyushu, where this knife style was once part of any good home kitchen. Also called Inasa Bocho.


  • Typically a Single Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 150-165mm(5.91-6.5")
  • Blade Length Range - 105-180mm(4.13-7.09")
  • Average Blade Thicnkess - 2.5-1mm(0.1-0.04")

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