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Sakai Kikumori - Nihonko Honesuki-Maru

  • £94.00


The Honesuki-Maru is a more specialised knife than most in the Nihonko range, specifically designed for boning out and particularly effective on hanging meat. Slightly curved with an excellent tip for working closely along seams and bones.

This particular honesuki is constructed from SK carbon steels and finished with a riveted Yo (western) style handle. Carrying a lower price tag and less pizzaz than it’s hand forged counterparts the Nihonko range could easily be written off, but we’ll champion it all day long, with It’s lovely thin profile and excellent sharpenability these knives are a truly excellent choice for professionals, enthusiastic home cooks and those looking to dip their toe into the world of Japanese knives.


Nihonko Honesuki-Maru

Blade Material – SK Carbon Steel

Handle Material – Pakka Wood

Blade length – 150mm

Total Length – 270mm

Blade Height – 28mm

Weight – 185g

Hardness – 62

Sakai, in the Osaka region of Japan has been a thriving hub for Japanese blade making for over 600 years. Sakai Kikumori, itself approaching 100 years in business, continue to work with some of the areas most skilled craftspeople to produce a broad range of cutlery.


Knives are only available to persons over 18 years of age. Due to the nature of our business ALL customers will be asked to prove their age at checkout.