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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.

Characteristics

  • 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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