The brand name “Kanetsune” was named after a famous sword Smith, Kanetsune who existed in Muromachi period around 14-15 century. He made extremely keen and tough Katanas that were known by many Samurais then in Japan and also overseas. Some of his swords are displayed in the Katana museum in Seki city.

Kanetsune is considered one of the largest knife producers in Japan, manufacturing different series of knives  under their name but also for other well know knife brands.

Extra fine quality, high carbon AUS-10 stainless steel blade. Magnificent performance blade which contains 0.95 – 1.10% carbon combined with a well balanced composition of molybdenum, vanadium, and others, enables this series knives to greatly perform in professional use. This stainless steel has an excellent rust-resistance and hardness, great edge retention at HRC 60. The basic and simple handle has excellent grip. Full tang constructions with welded stainless bolster.

The Petty is one of the most commonly used knives in the kitchen. A small, general-purpose knife used for peeling, shaping, and slicing fruits and vegetables, chopping herbs, and making garnishes that also can be used in handheld cuts.

Brand / Blacksmith: Kanetsune
Series: KC-17
Knife type: Petit 120mm
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 122 / 230
Grind: 50 / 50
Finish: Polished
Steel type: AUS-10
Forging method: Monosteel
HRC hardness: 60
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Western / Wood / Bolster
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 1,6 / 0,2
Blade height at heel (mm): 27
Weight (gr): 81