Holly Damasteel Yanagiba 340mm

Designed as a high-performance sushi tool for daily use, and built to turn heads wherever it goes, this extraordinary, one-of-a-kind yanagiba by James Oatley boasts a 340mm / 13.4" edge with single bevel geometry and two-tone finish. The gently curved and masterfully balanced Damasteel stainless damascus blade is configured for right-handed sushi chefs. A long, octagonal handle in smooth and elegant holly wood with giraffe bone ferrule offers refined control over the long, purpose-built blade. A matching holly saya with giraffe bone pin is included.

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Based in St. Leonards, Australia, James Oatley uses a variety of techniques and materials to produce heirloom-quality kitchen cutlery one at a time at his one-man studio. James holds himself to the highest of standards, resulting in what many consider to be works of art, each knife built to last generations while standing up to the demands of any kitchen.

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Blade length: 340mm / 13.4". Overall length: 570mm / 22.44" overall. Blade width at the choil: 3.2mm. Blade width one inch from tip: 2.6mm. Blade height at heel: 40mm. Weight: 9.5oz / 270g.
Blade: Damasteel stainless pattern damascus. Handle: Holly wood with giraffe bone ferrule. Saya: Holly wood with giraffe bone pin.
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