Thanks, I get it now :-)
Wasn't sure if the topic was buying a knife or making a knife. I was thinking M 390, ZDP 189 , maybe Hap40, although I have no experience with the last.
It's not so much what they're trying to do, which carefully removing metal behind the edge to improve cutting performance. I've seen some knives that
I have several kiridashi knives and love using them all.
Probably the most used one is 18mm wide (in the middle) and the least used one is the
I would say the average Kiridashi size is about 18cm in overall length and about 2cm wide. I have three different models but they average about that