Versatile, and ready for all the hard gardening tasks, our Hori Hori knife will quickly become your go-to gardening tool. The word,Hori, in Japanese means to dig. It is often called a Mountain Vegetable Knife because it was primarily used for digging wild vegetables that were indigenous to the mountainsides. While most Western gardeners may not have heard of it, everyone who does falls in love. Serrated Carbon Steel Blade. Wood, Shou-sugi-ban handle. Shou-sugi-ban is a traditional Japanese method of wood preservation that dates back to the 18th century. Wood is preserved by burning it black. The burning process creates a layer of carbon resulting in an elegant finish that protects wood from the elements. Yup, that's pretty damn cool.
Dimensions: Overall 11.5" Blade 6.5"