With its short blade, the Kawamuki was designed for in-hand tasks such as peeling and garnish preparation. It has a short double beveled edge like a Western paring knife.
Tatsutogi is our most economical single bevel carbon steel traditional series. Hand forged in the sword making tradition from two pieces of steel. With a soft steel as the edge, these are easier to sharpen, making them good beginner Japanese chef knives.
Note: color of ferrule varies from blond to dark.