Spyderco Murray Carter Minarai 8" Bunka Bocho Kitchen Knife Black K18PBK

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MSRP: $235.00
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  • Overall Length: 12.69"
  • Blade Length: 7.83"
  • Cutting Edge: 7.24"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.08"
  • Blade Material: CTS BD1N
  • Blade Style: Clip Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length: 4.86"
  • Handle Width: 1.125"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.875"
  • Handle Material: Polymer
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 4.00 oz.
  • User: Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Knife Type: Fixed Blade
  • Brand: Spyderco
  • Model: Bunka Bocho
  • Model Number: K18PBK
  • Designer: Murray Carter
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Best Use: Kitchen
  • Product Type: Knife
  • 8" CTS BD1N stainless steel blade that's thin and razor sharp.
  • Distinctive blade shape to maximize performance and style.
  • Octagonal, black polypropylene handles in a Japanese style.


The Spyderco Minarai Series of kitchen knives is defined by their kitchen-proof, black, octagonal, polypropylene handles, and their hihg-quality CTS BD1N stainless steel blades. The Minarai Series is part of the Murray Carter Collection, and made by Spyderco in Seki City, Japan. "Minarai" means "apprentice" in Japanese, suggesting that these knives are an excellent kitchen upgrade for novices in the kitchen as well as masters. Experience cutting like never before with the Spyderco Minarai Series.

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Bunka Knife:

Similar to the Santoku in shape and function, the Bunka is used for cutting vegetables, with a more aggressive Kiritsuke-style tip for processing meats.

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