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Sha Ra Ku Mono Carving Set

Sha Ra Ku Mono Carving Set

FJ-2117

Regular price $178.00
Regular price $315.00 Sale price $178.00
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The second masterpiece by visionary industrial designer Komin Yamada, Sha Ra Ku Mono’s seamless construction, elegant contours, and standout design have earned it a place in our carefully curated collection for over twenty years. Unlike Global knives, Yamada’s previous creation, Sha Ra Ku Mono features hollow handles that give it a delicate balance evocative of traditional wood-handled Japanese knives.

Sha Ra Ku Mono is produced by Tojiro in Tsubame, Japan and distributed exclusively by Seattle Cutlery.

Function

The Sha Ra Ku Mono carving set pairs the knife and fork at an additional discount, but they are also available individually.

A fine tip and a long, narrow blade, firm but ever so slightly flexible, allow the carving knife to glide through any cut of meat and maneuver around bones with ease. The carving knife is similar in shape and function to the slicer, but while the slicer has a thinner blade for flexibility, the carver is slightly thicker to help it cut around bones.

Form

Sha Ra Ku Mono blades are forged from molybdenum-vanadium alloy stainless steel, which finely balances edge retention, toughness, and corrosion resistance. This alloy is softer than the VG-10 steel used in other Tojiro knives but harder than European knife steels and is comparatively easy to sharpen.

The handle is made from hollow 18/8 stainless steel, crafted with the blade as a single piece. Much like a traditional wooden wa handle, its light weight keeps the knife's balance farther forward than on European knives. The ergonomic shape allows it to be gripped either by the handle or with a more versatile pinch grip.

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Specifications

Length: 210 mm (8.3") blade, 340 mm (13.4") overall

Weight: 150 g (5.3 oz)

Blade: Molybdenum-vanadium stainless steel

Edge: Double bevel

Handle Material: Hollow 18/8 stainless steel

Handle Shape: Ergonomic