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Yaxell Ran 8cm Paring Knife (750622)

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Every cook whether professional or amateur needs a little sharp knife and this 8cm Ran Paring knife is likely to be the answer to many chef's prayers. The curved blade allows you t...  Read More

Brand Yaxell
Range Ran
Size 8cm
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Every cook whether professional or amateur needs a little sharp knife and this 8cm Ran Paring knife is likely to be the answer to many chef's prayers. The curved blade allows you to use the knife both against a cutting board as well as in your hand for all manner of tasks including trimming, paring and shaping. The ultra sharp, slender blade is every bit as adept at floreting a cauliflower as it is at slicing garlic into microscopically fine slivers. The counterweighted handle gives this knife precise poise and balance which means that it will still be comfortable to hold even after the longest session of veg prep which will be a mighty relief to many who work in professional kitchens.


About Yaxell


Yaxell Ran knives are made in Seki, Japan; a city famous for centuries for the manufacture of Samurai swords and fine Japanese cutlery. They're made from 69 layers of Damascus steel with a core of VG10, Cobalt, Molybdenum, Vanadium stainless steel hardened to Rockwell 61. This gives Ran knives their outstanding cutting performance and edge retention as well as the dramatic, attractive 'wood grain' pattern of layered steel on the blade which is unique to each knife. Every time that a sheet of white hot steel is folded and hammered, impurities are forced out of the metal making it purer and stronger. Each repeated folding makes the central layer harder and purer which in turn means that it can be ground to a sharper, longer lasting edge. The outer layers are tougher and more robust making the knife strong and durable. The more layers of steel that a knife blade consists of, the stronger the knife becomes and the better cutting performance becomes.


The handles of all Yaxell Ran knives are made of Micarta, a very strong and hygienic material made from layers of canvas cloth set in polycarbonate resin and formed at high temperature and pressure. The resulting knife handle is every bit as hygienic as a stainless steel one but much more comfortable to hold, particularly after prolonged use.


The word 'Ran' means 'The Excellent in Japanese; Yaxell Ran knives are truly excellent in every way and reflect the highest standards of Oriental quality and performance. Knives of this quality, poise and balance are genuinely inspiring to use and we're sure that their performance will put many others in the shade. Even after the most prolonged use your Ran knife will retain a fabulous cutting edge and still feel as comfortable as the first moment that you picked it up.


Yaxell Ran 8cm Paring Knife - customer reviews.


Customer Comment
These knives are excellent. Well balanced, solid and razor sharp. They look great too. Very pleased
Beautiful knife, easy to use
Very well made. Reassuring weight. Beautifully sharp. Perfect size. Excellent in everyway.
Superb little gems of knives. I have a Yaxell Gou slicer and was impressed by the workmanship. These do not have a super exotic steel like the Gou line but look and behave just as impressively.
It was sold as a pairing knife, but Yaxel describe it as an oyster knife. The blade was therefore slightly shorter, broader and more rigid than expected. I didn’t return it as it still does the job
and as expected from Yaxel, it is extremely sharp and wel

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Good products. Really pleased with them
Superb knife; razor sharp and keeps a good edge. Quality steel and takes a smoother polished edge than another I have in Aus10 steel...the VG10 seems better to me. Handle fits perfectly in my large h
ands and unlike many small kitchen knives, is wide enou

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Great little knife. Perfect addition to my collection
very good at the price---
Super knife just as described
Fabulous quality knife, quick delivery
Excellent service from Steamer Trading Ltd.
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