Japanese Kiridashi workshop knife extremely sharp for wood working, chipping, rattan or bamboo crafts, marquetry, pruning and many other craft usages. Single bevel right double layered steel blade with cutting edge carbon steel. On the blade base there is a sharpened round notch to draw rounding bamboo sticks into dowels to make bird cages. Complete with safety protective cap and hard rubberised plastic handle.
Maintain sharpness with oil stone on the bevelled side only and remove burs raised on the opposite by placing the knife flatly on the stone and sharpen. Finally leather strop to polish and hone.