Otsuki Knives

Otsuki Knives - Funayuki (All-Purpose Knife)

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The Funayuki knife is used by fishermen aboard their boats, Funayuki translates as ‘going on boat’. However you do not need to be on a boat to use it. In the kitchen the Funayuki knife is perfect for fileting fish or breaking down poultry and also everyday cooking. The pointed tip allows for better control and the weight distribution of the knife helps you glide through any ingredient with ease. Avoid cutting through bones or frozen ingredients to maintain a sharp edged blade.

Blade length: 165mm


Material: Yasugi Steel

Producer: Otsuki Knives

Made in Takahashi City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan


Otsuki Knives

Takahashi City, North of Okayama City, in the beautiful countryside of Okayama prefecture is home to Otsuki Takeshi-san, sole craftsperson and owner of Otsuki knives, meticulously transforms blocks of solid metal into refined blades, forging, sharpening, and assembling each knife by hand. These pieces offer intuitive beauty, form, and functionality designed for purpose. Otsuki-san also specialises in making farming tools such as sickles & spears for Gobo (Japanese burdock), lotus root, peeling wild nuts, and pruning stone fruit trees in winter.