Nakano Knives

Micarta Knife Set 6pcs



  • Handmade in Seki Japan 
  • Core Blade: VG-10  
  • Blade Sides: Damascus 33 layers 
  • Handle: Linen Micarta with bolster 
  • HRC hardness: 60-61


Slicing Knife  柳刃
Traditional Japanese knife with a long and thin blade. Used for cutting thin slices of raw fish / sushi. The narrow blade can cut smoothly without sawing and damaging any fibers. Can also be used for cutting thin slices of meat. - Blade length: 8.3 Inches / 210mm

Chef Knife 牛刀
An all-rounder, the Japanese equivalent of the classic French Chef’s Knife. Ideal for cutting meat but can also be used for vegetables and fish. Gyuto (牛刀) translated means “a cow sword” as the knife was originally designed for cutting larger pieces of beef. - Blade length: 8.3 Inches / 210mm 

Santoku Knife 三徳
Multi-purpose Japanese knife. Santoku (三徳) translated means “three virtues” - ideal for cutting vegetables, meat and fish. The compact size of the blade makes it ideal for precision slicing & chopping. 

Utility Knife medium
A versatile mid-sized blade perfect for everyday tasks. The 150mm utility knife excels in slicing fruits, small meats, and vegetables with ease.

Utility Knife small
This smaller utility knife offers precise control for delicate cutting jobs. At 120mm, it's ideal for peeling and trimming with excellent maneuverability. 

Paring Knife
Compact and agile, the 90mm paring knife is essential for detailed tasks like deveining shrimp, seeding peppers, and intricate fruit carving.

This knife was handmade using ancient japanese crafting techniques passed on for generations.

Blade Details
Our Micarta Series are crafted by our master artisans with high standard craftsmanship in Seki city Japan. The core blade is made out of VG-10 high carbon Damascus steel containing cobalt. The 33 layers of extremely durable Damascus with a hardness of 60 - 61 provide you with an excellent cutting experience. 

The Micarta handle is made with high pressured resin and hemp cutton cloth. It is fire and water proof. The Japanese straight line form is crafted with an elegant contour lining. Highly skilled craftsman have measured the handle along ergonomics to provide the highest comfort when using the knife. 

Damascus is a technique by melting together iron and steel with charcoal under a reducing (little to no oxygen) atmosphere. 

If this knife set does not become your favourite within 30 days, we will refund everything you paid!


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