"HONMAMON" Santoku (Multi-Purpose Knife) VG-10 Damascus with Hammered Pattern, 135mm
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- Made in Japan!
- Blade Material: That Famous VG-10 Stainless Steel! Strong against rust!
- Double Bevel and Available for Both Right Hander and Left Hander. Beautiful Damascus Pattern with Wooden Handle.
- Blade Length: about 135mm(5.3inch), Length: about 255mm(10inch), Weight: about 95g(3.6oz)
Santoku is multi-purpose utility knife.
Since this knife can be used in 3 ways, specifically cutting meat,
vegetables and boneless fish, it is called Santoku.
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. By adding various alloys, it becomes a blade steel that has stickiness even in hardness and excellent wear resistance and corrosion resistance.
- High carbon makes it a material with high hardness and excellent sharpness.
- Added in chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, with stickiness even in hardness and wear resistance and corrosion resistance.
- It is also resistant to rust, so it is easy to maintains.
- Expensive than general stainless-steel knife.
- For the sharpening need use hard whetstone, because VG-10 is hard steel.
Item no. 4573200713132
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