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"SHIGEHIRO SPECIAL" Gyuto Special Edition (Chef's Knife) VG10 Damascus, 210mm

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★★★ Three HONMAMON Stars (link)
  • Beautiful Damascus Pattern! Edge of VG-10 Sandwiched by Lamination Layer Stainless Steel
  • Blade Length: about 210mm(8.3inch), Length: about 340mm(13.4inch), Weight: about 163g(5.8oz)
  • Double Bevel, Available for both Right and Left Hander.
  • Made in Japan! Handmade by Japanese Craftsmen.
  • Lovers of Japanese Handmade Items to Gather! By hammering the materials, the craftsman changes its features! Come and get to see the miracles Japanese Craftsmen make!
  • Made by SHIGEKI TANAKA

VG-10

It is a knife that uses a highly recommended steel material for cutting blades for home use that boasts the highest sharpness. VG-10, which is rust-resistant and has a sharp blade, that lasts for a long time, is the most popular among stainless steel knives.

What's VG-10 steel?

VG-10 is a stainless-steel material developed by Takefu Special Steel Co., Ltd. It is called the highest peak among high-grade stainless steels and has an excellent balance of hardness and stickiness. It is a recommended steel material not only for professionals but also for home knives.

In general, stainless steel tends to be seen as inferior in sharpness compared to steel. VG-10 contains a large amount of carbon and has a sharpness that is not inferior to steel due to proper forging and heat treating.

Added in chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, cobalt, etc. Badding various alloys, it becomes a blade steel that has stickiness even ihardness and excellent wear resistance and corrosion resistance.

  1. High carbon makes it a material with high hardness and excellent sharpness.
  2. Added in chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, with stickiness even in hardness and wear resistance and corrosion resistance.
  1. It is also resistant to rust, so it is easy to maintains.

 

Disadvantageous Points

  1. Expensive than general stainless-steel knife.
  2. For the sharpening need use hard whetstone, because VG-10 is hard steel.

Recommend this VG-10 knives.

Sharp edge and has beautiful blade, two-way excellent. SHIGEHIRO santoku 170mm

This knife is one by one made from craftsman by handmade forging.

In the blade with beautiful Damascus patten, this patten only one in the world.

In General, handmade forging knife is so expensive, but this knife price range is easy to buy compare with another forging knife, very good for gift.

Item no. 4573200706097

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