The Wusthof Classic Yanagiba Knife is your best option for preparing sushi and sashimi. The yanagiba knives are very typical Japanese, so when you have a Wusthof yanagiba knife, you can enjoy the perfect combination of German quality and Japanese tradition in the world of cutlery. This knife is perfect for cutting sushi and any type of fish. In fact, professional cooks often use this knife in a perpendicular way to the cutting board to get paper-thin slices of fish! Besides being a top-quality knife, one of the best parts of purchasing this knife is that it comes with a blade guard to protect your knife’s blade from getting damaged. The blade guard is made of bamboo, and it has a magnet in its interior. This will prevent the blade guard from sliding off unintentionally.
Blade made of X50CrMoV15 high-carbon forged stainless steel, which is a material that ensures exceptional strength and durability.
Hardened at 58 degrees Rockwell. This means that the knife has a blade with an outstanding level of hardness, which provides the knife with higher endurance.
Triple-riveted, black handle made of polyoxymethylene (POM), which is a high-quality synthetic material.
The handle has a Western grip that allows you to have firm, comfortable hold of the knife. The design of this knife's handle is suitable for both left and right-handed users.