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Rainy Day Forge

Bird River Nakiri

Bird River Nakiri

Regular price $325.00 CAD
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Fashioned from AEB-L razor blade stainless steel to ensure that the Bird River's blade has exceptional sharpness and durability. The Japanese Wa style handle can be customized to your preferences using a combination of various kinds of woods and composite materials.

Based on the classic Japanese vegetable chopper, this RDF knife features a minute sweep to the blade to allow a short rocking motion to assist in cutting. This provides the user with the ability to rapid-chop vegetables and make delicate slices. The ovoid octagon faceted handle insures excellent blade control.

The Bird River loves to cut large leafy greens like romaine salad, kale and bok choy but will handle slicing root vegetables like a champ. Getting fine carrot and radish slices for quick pickles will be a breeze.

The Bird River Nakiri is not only a beautifully crafted kitchen knife, but it is also a tribute to the breathtaking natural beauty of Manitoba's Bird River. Its exceptional design and craftsmanship make it a must-have for anyone who loves to cook and appreciates the beauty of nature. The wood's natural grain patterns and colours are reminiscent of the Bird River's lush and serene aquatic plants, further adding to the knife's natural charm.

For 2024, the "Cattail" handle colourway will be changed to dark/green Tru-Stone/dark. 

Drop the Bird River into your shopping cart. It's an excellent addition to any home cook or professional chef's collection.

Tech Specs:

  • Blade Steel: AEB-L Stainless steel (60-61 hrc)
  • Spine Thickness: 3/32"
  • Overall Length: 12.5"
  • Blade Length: 6.25"
  • Handle Length: 5.5" Wa Style handle
  • Weight: 210g

Wa-style handle construction is a traditional handle construction where the tang of the knife is embedded into the wood handle. To ease in the construction of this type of knife handle, a slotted dowel is inserted into a hollow inside of the handle. It is then pinned and epoxied into place for an enhanced bond. 

Do you want to cut vegetables like a pro? Get the Bird River Nakiri and bring your food prep to another level?

This item is Made to Order from the RDF workshop. Lead times before shipping can be relatively quick but also, depending on orders, sometimes lengthy. Your knife will be shipped using Canada Post or USPS Tracked Parcel.

Rainy Day Forge calls Manitoba "home." Located in Winnipeg where Summers are hot and Winters are cold, RDF crafts culinary knives as well as camp and hunting knives.

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