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Awabi Starter Set

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Regular price
$266.00
Regular price
$380.00
Sale price
$266.00
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A CENTERPIECE FOR THE KITCHEN

One feature marks the Awabi Starter Set from our other sets: distinctive handles, each carved from an abalone shell.

But the knives offer more than brightness. 15-degree blades mean samurai sharpness, with the full-tang design and triple-riveted handles bringing extra strength and durability.

  • Choose an 8" Gyuto, 8" Kiritsuke, or 8" Nakiri
  • Get a 7" Boning and 5.4” Utility knife as part of the set
  • AUS-10 steel core and 67 layers of Damascus steel
  • Distinctive handles carved from abalone shell
  • Sure to delight any adventurous chef

Make your knives a feature of your kitchen. Build your perfect Awabi Starter Set today.

Specifications

Blade Material: AUS-10 Core and 66 Layer 3C Structural Steel
Handle Material: Abalone Shell & Resin

Hardness: 60-62 HRC

8" Kiritsuke
Handle Length: 14.0 cm / 5.5 inch
Blade Length: 21.0 cm / 8.3 inch
Knife Length: 35.0 cm / 13.8 inch
Knife Width: 5.5 cm / 2.1 inch
Blade Thickness: 0.2 cm / 0.1 inch
Weight: 283g / 0.6 lb

8" Gyuto
Handle Length: 14.0 cm / 5.5 inch
Blade Length: 20.6 cm / 8.1 inch
Knife Length: 34.5 cm / 13.6 inch
Knife Width: 5.4 cm / 2.1 inch
Blade Thickness: 0.2 cm / 0.1 inch
Weight: 279g / 0.6 lb

8" Nakiri
Handle Length: 14.0 cm / 5.5 inch
Blade Length: 20.5 cm / 8.0 inch
Knife Length: 32.0 cm / 12.6 inch
Knife Width: 5.0 cm / 1.9 inch
Blade Thickness: 0.2 cm / 0.1 inch
Weight: 288g / 0.6 lb

7" Boning Knife
Handle Length: 14.0 cm / 5.5 inch
Blade Length: 18.0 cm / 7.1 inch
Knife Length: 32.0 cm / 12.6 inch
Knife Width: 5.0 cm / 1.9 inch
Blade Thickness: 0.2 cm / 0.1 inch
Weight: 288g / 0.6 lb

5.4" Utility Knife
Handle Length: 14.0 cm / 5.5 inch
Blade Length: 18.0 cm / 7.1 inch
Knife Length: 32.0 cm / 12.6 inch
Knife Width: 5.0 cm / 1.9 inch
Blade Thickness: 0.2 cm / 0.1 inch
Weight: 288g / 0.6 lb

Shipping

Shipping:
Business days are Monday-Friday; Holidays, Saturday and Sunday are not included in shipping days.

Shipping Time:
Shipping time to the US 12 - 20 business days.
Shipping time to the rest of the world 14 - 24 business days.

Shipping Costs:
We offer Free Shipping on ALL ORDERS. No minimum cart requirements, or hidden costs.

Free shipping does not cover the customs duty for your local country. By paying for your order you are accepting responsibility to pay for any duty or customs dee charged by your local customs.

Due to Global Pandemic (COVID-19) we are experiencing minor delays with some deliveries.

Knife Care

Lifetime Warranty:

We are so confident in our quality of knives we offer a free lifetime guarantee on our blades.

Washing:
Always hand wash and dry each knife after use. With a soft sponge or cloth. Never machine wash.

Sharpening:
Our blades leave the workshop with an edge angle of 15°. To maintain this edge for a lifetime we recommend using a good quality sharpening steel regularly.

BUILD YOUR OWN CHEF KNIFE SET BY CHOOSING YOUR FAVORITE KNIFE TYPE

  • 8" Kiritsuke

    The cherished Kiritsuke is arguably the best-known Japanese kitchen knife.

    That’s because it is the ultimate chef’s knife: as good at slicing raw vegetables as filleting fresh fish. And our Awabi Kiritsuke is made all the more distinctive by its decorative abalone handle.

  • 8" Gyuto

    If the diamond-shaped Kiritsuke doesn’t quite cut it, the 8” Gyuto is another worthy all-purpose chef’s knife.

    The blade reflects the western style, offering a familiar rocker-feel that’s boosted by the characteristic sharpness and durability of 67 layers of Japanese Damascus steel.

  • 8" Nakiri

    In the simplest of terms, ‘Na’ means leaf and ‘kiri’ means cut, showing the Japanese designed this knife with one task in mind.

    The delicate rectangular blade of the Nakiri makes swift work of soft ingredient prep, favoring a simple push-to-cut technique that’s as effective on salad as on a thick-skinned squash.

AND GET TWO SUPPORT KNIVES AS WELL

  • 7" Boning Knife

    This 7” knife is the meat lover’s dream, offering a nimble blade that makes deboning, trimming, butterflying, and filleting as easy as it is satisfying.

  • 5.4" Utility Knife

    Some jobs need something a little smaller. That’s where the general-purpose utility knife steps in. And it’s so versatile you’ll probably end up using it every single day.

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SA
01/07/2021
Saskia A.

I found myself buying knife block sets regularly because nothing under $200 lasts these days, until I purchased these. They are sharp and lightweight. Great quality and long lasting if taken care of property (hand wash and dry, don’t put in dishwasher). I am very pleased with these

SL
10/12/2020
Suleman L.

These knives aren’t just a great value at the onset, but they are long lasting. I’ve had them for a couple months now and they’re still in great condition!