Previous image
Moritaka Honesuki Canada
Next image
Zoom image

Moritaka Deluxe Honesuki Boning Knife, 150mm, Aogami #2 (Blue 2) Carbon Steel, Octagonal Walnut Handle


Not rated yet

Moritaka Deluxe Aogami #2 (Blue 2) Carbon Steel Honesuki Boning Knife, 150mm, Octagonal Walnut Handle

This knife is sharpened pretty much 50/50 so it can technically be used right or left-handed.

For regular everyday maintenance I suggest a fine Idahone ceramic hone (see below).

Note: the handle colour may vary, from light to dark. It is made of natural wood, and so variations and imperfections are to be expected and are not considered defects.

--------------------
IMPORTANT: Moritaka knives are very sharp and high-performance knives. To achieve this, the edges are ground very thin, and the steel is very hard. This results in a knife that is potentially fragile. As such, CHIPS OR CRACKS TO THE EDGE OR TIP ARE NOT COVERED UNDER ANY WARRANTY. It is the nature of such a knife that it is potentially fragile. If you are a beginner, not confident in your knife handling skills, or looking for an all-purpose knife, do NOT purchase this knife. I love my Moritaka chef knife and use it almost daily, but I only use it for precision slicing, dicing, and mincing (great for onions, garlic, ginger, boneless meats) as I’ve certainly chipped edges on other high-performance Japanese knives over the years, so I know it's always a risk.

It is important to NOT use a rapid up-down rat-a-tat style chopping motion (where you are smacking the edge down rapidly on the cutting board). While cutting also remember to use good controlled technique -- hard steel will not tolerate "tweaking" (any sideways twisting) and just like any hard material this can result in a chip or crack. You should let the knife do the work, and not lean down and apply pressure to the edge. Cutting surface is also important: only use plastic or maple, NOT bamboo, stone/granite or glass. I also only recommend using these knives with boneless meats and regular veggies (onions, garlic, ginger, etc.) -- never hard/tough materials like root vegetables (turnips, etc.) and certainly nothing where you'd hit a bone.

Finally, since they are made of carbon steel, do NOT try to keep the knife shiny. Think of it like a carbon steel crepe pan or a cast iron pan, which both benefit from a "seasoned" finish which will develop a natural yellowish discoloured patina. This is normal and will help protect the carbon steel from rusting. Do not leave these knives in a sink or sitting in water. After use, wash with warm soapy water, dry well, and store in a wooden knife block (do not store in a drawer or on a magnetic knife holder). So in conclusion, yes, this is a high-performance knife, but as with any high-performance tool or machine, this means it requires extra care and skill. A Ferrari will require MORE care, skill and maintenance than a Toyota Corolla, not less.

Out of stock

12 other people are subscribed to back-in-stock and price-drop alert for this product

  • CDN$122.95
Retail price: CDN$172.00, you save CDN$49.05
  • 29% off
  • Weight
    0.75 kg
  • SKU
    MOR-TH-150
  • Manufacturer
    Moritaka
Customer reviews
Please sign in to add review
There are no comments yet. Be the first to leave a comment
Related products
Drop items here to shop
Product has been added to your cart
    • Price: CDN$39.95
    Only 17 left in stock

    Score: 4.00 (votes: 2)
    • Retail price: CDN$310.00
    • Price: CDN$222.95
    • You save: CDN$87.05 (28%)
    Only 2 left in stock

    Not rated yet
    • 28% off
    • Retail price: CDN$348.00
    • Price: CDN$254.95
    • You save: CDN$93.05 (27%)
    Only 5 left in stock

    Not rated yet
    • 27% off
  • Product is out of stock
    • Retail price: CDN$270.00
    • Price: CDN$199.95
    • You save: CDN$70.05 (26%)

    Not rated yet
    • 26% off
    • Retail price: CDN$265.00
    • Price: CDN$194.95
    • You save: CDN$70.05 (26%)
    Only 1 left in stock

    Not rated yet
    • 26% off
  • Product is out of stock
    • Retail price: CDN$274.00
    • Price: CDN$194.95
    • You save: CDN$79.05 (29%)

    Not rated yet
    • 29% off
Customers who bought this product also bought
  • Product is out of stock
    • Retail price: CDN$222.00
    • Price: CDN$162.95
    • You save: CDN$59.05 (27%)

    Score: 4.50 (votes: 4)
    2
    • 27% off
    • Retail price: CDN$145.00
    • Price: CDN$99.95
    • You save: CDN$45.05 (31%)
    Only 11 left in stock

    Not rated yet
    • 31% off
  • Product is out of stock
    • Retail price: CDN$179.00
    • Price: CDN$122.95
    • You save: CDN$56.05 (31%)

    Score: 5.00 (votes: 1)
    1
    • 31% off
    • Retail price: CDN$44.95
    • Price: CDN$36.95
    • You save: CDN$8.00 (18%)
    Only 6 left in stock

    Not rated yet
    • 18% off
    • Price: CDN$11.95

    Not rated yet
Customers who viewed this product bought
    • Retail price: CDN$194.00
    • Price: CDN$137.95
    • You save: CDN$56.05 (29%)
    Only 5 left in stock

    Not rated yet
    • 29% off
  • Product is out of stock
    • Retail price: CDN$270.00
    • Price: CDN$199.95
    • You save: CDN$70.05 (26%)

    Not rated yet
    • 26% off
  • Product is out of stock
    • Retail price: CDN$179.00
    • Price: CDN$122.95
    • You save: CDN$56.05 (31%)

    Score: 5.00 (votes: 1)
    1
    • 31% off
    • Retail price: CDN$44.95
    • Price: CDN$36.95
    • You save: CDN$8.00 (18%)
    Only 6 left in stock

    Not rated yet
    • 18% off
    • Retail price: CDN$265.00
    • Price: CDN$194.95
    • You save: CDN$70.05 (26%)
    Only 1 left in stock

    Not rated yet
    • 26% off