The petty is a knife which hovers around the size of something equivalent to a western paring/ utility knife. Essentially it’s a nice, nimble, small knife which is an invaluable addition to anyones knife roll. Ground thin with a nice tip these Nihonko pettys are truly versatile, being more than capable of taking on detailed tasks whilst also up to peeling, finely slicing garlic and even tackling larger veg. Along with a chef knife they’re the most useful knife in the kitchen.
This particularly petty 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 Petty 150mm
Blade Material – SK Carbon Steel
Handle Material – Pakka Wood
Blade length – 150mm
Total Length – 265mm
Blade Height – 31mm
Weight – 85g
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.