Produced in the famous for its swordsmiths since 16th century Seki city, these knives take their name from possibly the best swordsmith ever existed, the famous Magoroku Kanemoto (孫六兼元). This long tradition of bladesmithing is still alive today in Seki city.

The favorite knife of many home and professional cooks and sometimes the only knife used by Chinese chefs. They come in a variety of blade thicknesses and weight depending on their targeted use. Lighter, thinner ones are used for chopping large or small vegetables and herbs and the heavier, thicker ones for butchering and other heavy tasks. Recommended mainly for push cut, pull cut and chopping.

This 180mm thin and light version of the Chinese cleaver is the right choice for knife users who want a nimble and easy to use Chinese cleaver so if you are new to this profile this might be the right size to go! Perfect for mincing herbs but also any other ingredient the more you get acquainted with it. Features walnut handle.

Brand / Blacksmith: Kanemoto
Series: Carbon
Knife type: Chinese Cleaver
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 180 / 280
Grind: 50 / 50
Finish: Polished
Steel type: Carbon Steel
Forging method: Monosteel
HRC hardness: 60 – 61
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Western / Pakka Wood
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 2,0
Blade height at heel (mm): 87
Weight (gr): 292