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Miyabi Birchwood Paring Knife, 3½"

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Authentically Japanese in design, each knife features 101 layers of steel—50 layers clad on each side of the Cryodur-hardened SG2 microcarbide steel core—forming a delicate Damascus pattern with a Rockwell hardness of 63. Each blade in the...Read More

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SPECIAL VALUE Authentically Japanese in design, each knife features 101 layers of steel—50 layers clad on each side of the Cryodur-hardened SG2 microcarbide steel core—forming a delicate Damascus pattern with a Rockwell hardness of 63.

Each blade in the Birchwood collection is hand-honed using a traditional three-step honbazuke process. It’s sharpened twice on whetstones with custom grits, followed by mirror polishing on a leather wheel.

The genuine hamon edge—a visible line where flexible outer layers and incredibly hard core layer meet—is reminiscent of legendary Japanese swords. A hamon edge is a sign of superior craftsmanship.

The D-shape of the natural Masur birch handle creates a comfortable grip and ensures tireless cutting, even with frequent use. Handle features an intricate mosaic center pin, red detailing, and engraved endcap.

The paring knife is perfect for small, precision jobs like peeling, coring, dicing, and intricate cuts. Hand wash. Sharpen with Miyabi sharpening stones. Catalog, website and select stores.

METICULOUSLY CRAFTED
A core of SG2 microcarbide steel is clad on each side with 50 layers of stainless steel. This forged 101-layer construction results in an elegant, unique Damascus pattern with a Rockwell hardness of 63.

HARD, RAZOR-SHARP BLADES
Blades go through a special Cryodur process to ensure ultimate hardness, initial sharpness, cutting edge retention, and the best possible corrosion resistance and flexibility of blade. Sharpened to an optimal 9½° to 12° angle on both sides, these blades deliver scalpel-like precision.

HAND FINISHED
Master craftsmen hand finish knives using a classic honbazuke honing technique. Blades are sharpened twice on whetstones with custom grits, followed by mirror polishing on a leather wheel.

BEAUTIFUL, USER-FRIENDLY HANDLES
The D-shape of the natural Masur birch handle creates a comfortable grip and ensures tireless cutting, even with frequent use. Handle features an intricate mosaic center pin, red detailing, and engraved endcap.

GENUINE HAMON EDGE
The visible line where flexible outer layers and incredibly hard core layer meet is reminiscent of legendary Japanese swords. A hamon edge is a sign of superior craftsmanship.

IDEAL FOR EVERYDAY FOOD PREP
The paring knife is perfect for small, precision jobs like peeling, coring, dicing, and intricate cuts.

Features Hide

  • Authentically Japanese in design with 101 layers of steel—50 layers clad on each side of the Cryodur-hardened SG2 microcarbide steel core
  • Blade features a delicate, unique Damascus pattern with a Rockwell hardness of 63
  • Hand finished by craftsmen using a classic honbazuke blade-honing technique
  • Sharpened twice on whetstones with custom grits, followed by mirror polishing on a leather wheel
  • Genuine hamon edge is reminiscent of legendary Japanese swords in its scalpel-like precision and remarkable edge retention
  • The D shape of the natural Masur birch handle creates a comfortable grip and ensures tireless cutting
  • Handsome handle features an intricate mosaic center pin, red detailing, and engraved endcap

Specifications Show

  • Dimensions: 3½" blade
  • Material: Stainless steel and birchwood
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty
  • Made in Japan

Care & Usage Show

  • Hand wash and dry immediately
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a cooking teacher told me women should work with Japanese knives as they are lighter and work better with our builds...I love these knives..and are so so sharp!
September 5, 2018
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Sur La Table Store
My son has one and highly recommends it...
raymond D on Dec 15, 2018
beautiful design and feel, incredibly high quality sharp steel.
Daniella D on Dec 11, 2018
My son has one and highly recommends it...
raymond D on Dec 15, 2018
We have another of the same collection and love it!
johnnie d on Dec 14, 2018
beautiful design and feel, incredibly high quality sharp steel.
Daniella D on Dec 11, 2018
A beautiful extra sharp knife for the serious cook in the family
CHRISTOPHER S on Dec 10, 2018
Quality and performance from this manufacturer is excellent. This is our third Miyabi.
Randi C on Dec 3, 2018
Already own and like another Miyabi knife.
Steven D on Sep 11, 2018
why not !!!
Lynn L on Sep 5, 2018
grandson birthday
ROBERTA A on Aug 20, 2018
Excellent. Quality Chef Tool
John H on Jan 17, 2018
Our grandson is a young chef. He loves Miyabi knives, and this is a gift to him.
Rudolph B on Dec 19, 2017
warranty
Pamela F on May 14, 2017
I have this set of knives and they are amazing! Several of my friends that have been over and used them have purchased individual knives for themselves. Incredibly sharp and beautiful as well.
Michelle S on Jan 9, 2017
This was bought for my son and daughter-in -law. They both enjoy cooking and are collecting a set of these knives. I enjoy purchasing items that I'm sure will serve them well and last a lifetime.
Connie F on Dec 6, 2016
A splurge purchase to compliment the 8" chefs knife I've recently purchased...
Daniel B on Jun 19, 2016
these are the best knives I have ever used in the Kitchen, I bought the block set but my roommate lost one because he used the pairing knife all the time to eat his apples. Now he is replacing that knife for me.
Max H on Jun 6, 2015
add to current collection
Advanced S on Dec 26, 2014
Beautiful handle
Kim A on Dec 24, 2014
We have another of the same collection and love it!
johnnie d on Dec 14, 2018
A beautiful extra sharp knife for the serious cook in the family
CHRISTOPHER S on Dec 10, 2018
When I sharpen this superbly crafted knife, I will not be able to tolerate one blundered blemish on it's perfect, exquisite blade. What do I need to purchase (both equipment and instructions) to accomplish perfect restoration of the cutting edge? Failure is not an option.
A shopper on Apr 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, first you might want to try stopping it on a leather strop to regain the edge. If that doesn't work, get the right equipment and try to duplicate the angle of the primary edge--usually 12-15 degrees. Don't ruin a good knife! OR take it to someone who does it for a living (sharpening, that is) if failure is truly not an option. Stropping can restore edge if not to far gone.
 

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