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Hamokiri Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Hamokiri ( 鱧切)
- Also Honekiri. The heavy knife for slicing up pike conger fillet, the slicing process itself is called Hamo No Honekiri. Hamo(pike conger) has a lot of small bones, so removal is not really an option. Instead incisions are made every 1.25mm, or less, to cut bones into small pieces, thus softening up the flesh.

Characteristics

  • Typically a Single Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 270-330mm(10.63-12.99")
  • Blade Length Range - 240-360mm(9.45-14.17")


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