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Kiritsuke Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Kiritsuke ( 切付包丁)
- Or Kiritsuke Hocho. Large, multipurpose kitchen knife. Point is diamond shaped, like on Mukimono or Hishigata Usuba. Single grind knife. Some makers make double grind knives that look like Kiritsuke, but that is Kiritsuke gemoetry Gyuto, as the real Kiritsuke would be a single grind knife.

Characteristics

  • Typically a Single Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 270-300mm(10.63-11.81")
  • Blade Length Range - 240-330mm(9.45-12.99")


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