The Bunka Daisuke Nishida DN-11225 knife is forged by Daisuke Nishida and is one of the greatest, magnificent examples of Japanese knives. Blade 180 mm is made of carbon steel Shirogami No. 1 by forge welding with a black coating. The Daisuke Nishida Bunka has an octagonal walnut handle with a maple ring. The bolster is made of Macassar ebony wood. This knife cannot be washed in the dishwasher. Japanese kitchen knives have a very hard but thin blade. Japanese knives are not allowed to cut bones and meat with bones, coconuts and other nuts, and other hard foods. Daisuke Nishida knives due to handmade may differ slightly from those shown in the photos and sizes. Weight 250 gr.