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Japanese Kiridashi Knives

What Is a Japanese Kiridashi Knife?

A Kiridashi knife is a Japanese hand-forged utility knife regularly used for woodworking, bamboo crafting, whittling, marking, deburring, pencil sharpening, paper cutting, leathercrafting, etc.

Kiridashi are made by joining hard steel and soft metal; the same method used for Japanese swords.

Requiring less force to realize exceedingly smooth and accurate cuts, Kiridashi knives leave clean, finished surfaces because of their sharpness.

Their compactness makes Kiridashi ideal for camping and outdoor use. They are also used for maintaining bonsai and grafting plants and trees....

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Kakuri Kiridashi Knife 18mm

Kiridashi knives are a must-have:

• Single-piece knife-and-handle design that allows you to directly feel the cutting sensation
• Beautiful hammered pattern
• Compact and portable

Simple yet Versatile Japanese Woodworking Knives

Featuring a durable, razor-sharp cutting edge made with Japanese high-carbon steel, our Japanese kiridashi and carving knives will become essential tools in your workshop or outdoor kit. Each knife not only meets our exacting standards in quality, but also offers balance and beauty provided through the adept skills of our Japanese master craftsmen.Our single-beveled kiridashi is an excellent choice as your go-to marking or carving knife and is often used as a more reliable replacement to disposable utility knives. It requires less power, resulting in exceedingly smooth and accurate cutting and a finished surface that is clean because of the blade’s sharpness.

Experience a Tradition of Excellence

Kakuri tools are manufactured by master craftsmen using high-grade materials. We continue to plan, develop, and carry out product tests in our factory. This enables us to quickly incorporate innovative new ideas from our craftsmen, further ensuring our commitment to producing only the highest quality products.