Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:01 am
I've noticed some nakiri's have a more rounded tip (i.e.- tojiro, mac and a few others) while other have a squared off tip (i.e.- moritaka, takeda). What are the advantages and disadvantages of the 2 types? I'm guessing the rounded tip allows for some rocking motion while the squared tip allows only for push cutting. Just my assumption, would love to hear from a few others.
Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:33 am
Practically, I prefer the round tip. However, not for rocking. The square tips can dig into the cutting board as you're push cutting. Rounded tips don't.
Otherwise I've never noticed a difference.
Thu Oct 04, 2012 1:46 pm
No curves make for easier sharpening but I too like a little curve at the front.
Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:36 pm
This is true Mark!!
Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:55 pm
Thanks guys. Looks like i will be going with the more rounded nakiri.
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