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Melanie Abrantes Designs

Humpback Whale Utility Knife

Regular price $65.00 USD
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This practical Kujira Knife is suitable for sharpening pencils or wood carving while camping. Its sharp, hand-forged blade will surprise you, despite its cute design. This multifunctional fixed knife adds character to your desk and will accompany you for a lifetime, with proper maintenance.

Materials: Shiroko High-Carbon Steel

Dimensions: 6" x 1"

About the Maker:

Tosa cutlery crafting is found in Kochi prefecture and has been passed down from the beginning of the Edo period (circa 1603). Making use of traditional techniques, bladesmith Satoshi Yamashita took a request from his children to make a knife without a pointed tip so that they could use it themselves to sharpen their pencils. That was how the whale-shaped knife came to fruition.

Made in Japan.