Yes Jon it has a little curve on it, very little though. the one that I used just start curving after like 3/4 length of the blade, close to the tip.
Originally Posted by JBroida
Thank you all for your replies, you have dissuaded me from the Kiritsuke for now. Maybe in a few more years I will be able to handle it better. For the meantime I will get a yanagiba and attempt to learn to use it. Yee-haw, let the good times roll.
Now if I can just stay home long enough to order one and be at the door to intercept it before someone else signs for it.