Ohishi VG5 Migaki – Petty 150 mm
When you are looking at Japanese hand-made Stainless-steel kitchen knives you should look no further than the Ohishi VG5 range of knives. With their VG5 stainless steel core and the softer stainless-steel cladding, you have a knife that will hold its extremely sharp edge and is easy to maintain.
The 150mm Petty (Utility) kitchen knife is a very versatile kitchen knife, with its thin tapering blade and delicate tip you are able to achieve the best results required for fine preparation work. The weight, balance, and general feel in your hand make it a joy to use.
Like all the knives in this range, the Petty (Utility) kitchen knife is ready to go right out of the box. The Petty makes a great combination with any of the Gyuto's.
Washing – Hand wash with soapy water, rinse the blade with Hot water. Dry your knives as soon as possible after washing and do not leave them wet for extended periods of time. Do not wash in a dishwasher!
Storage – Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store in cutlery draw with other knives. Use a knife rack or at a minimum a cover for the knife to protect the edge
Sharpening - It is recommended to sharpen these knives to a fine edge on a Japanese Whetstone. However, for touch-up sharpening, you can use a Ceramic Steel and a 2 or 3 Wheel Japanese Water sharpener as these are designed for the angle of bevel angle of Japanese knives.