SANE-TATSU Knives: Yanagi-ba

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Sane-Tatsu knives are made using old world techniques with a master sword maker responsible for creating each knife blade. The end of World War II saw the transformation of Japan into a peaceful nation. After the war, most sword workshops turned their attention to kitchen knives. The skilled workshops that have been preserved for hundreds of years, are still in use when forging top quality Sane-Tatsu knives. Beautiful pieces for both professional chefs and cooks at home. All Sane-Tatsu knives are created in the famous Sakai City, one of Japan's centers of blade forging. What is Yasugi Steel? Yasugi steel comes from the Japanese border region of Kyukumohaku and made used specific techniques, including heat resistant materials. 

Yanagi ba knives are an essential knife in the traditional Japanese kitchen. Mainly used for sushi and sashimi, this knife requires a sharp and thin blade. The Yanagi ba knife is forged especially with certain conditions to meet the requirements to make beautifully clean, smooth cuts when cutting fish. Down to the small cross-sections on a microscopic level.