The classic Japanese single bevel blade on this new style Shun Pro 9.5 in. Yanagiba delivers perfect precision. Yanagiba, also known as Yanagi, is a descriptor of the thin, graceful blade-style of this excellent sushi knife. Meaning Willow Leaf in Japanese, the Yanagiba is the essential Asian slicing knife for sushi or sashimi. The New Style Shun Pro features a beautiful, graffiti etched blade that is made with high carbon VG10 steel, which takes and holds an incredibly sharp edge longer than comparable knives. Premium D-shaped PakkaWood handles nestle comfortably into the curves of the palm, offering control and a secure grip. The wide Shinogi (or blade bevel) makes it easy to sharpen these knives on a whetsone.
NSF certified for use in commercial kitchens
VG-10 "Super Steel" is composed of Carbon, Chromium, Cobalt, Manganese, Molybdenum, Silicon and Vanadium.
The perfect combination for edge retention.
One-sided beveled edge with a hollow-ground back.
Ebony-black PakkaWood handles specifically designed for premium applications.
Handle's "D" shaped design with offset bolster fits the hand perfectly.
Stainless steel bolsters and end caps.
9 1/2" Blade (24.1 cm)
Product Reviews for KAI Shun Pro Yanagiba 9 1/2" (24.1 cm) Blade
KAI Shun Pro Yanagiba 9 1/2" (24.1 cm) Blade3TanMarch 1, 2011Little light for sushi chefs, more weight would be perfect for pro chef. But ok(decor on knife is good).
KAI Shun Pro Yanagiba 9 1/2" (24.1 cm) Blade3SamMarch 1, 2011Wish they list how heavy the knif is.cus not heavy enough