HONMAMON "SHIGEHIRO SPECIAL" Santoku (Multi-Purpose Knife) VG-10 Damascus, 170mm
★★ Two HONMAMON Stars (link)
- Made in Japan! Handmade by Japanese Craftsmen.
- Beautiful Damascus Pattern! Edge of VG-10 Sandwhiched by Lamination Layor Stainless Steel
- Strong against rust, so it is clean and easy to maintain.
- Cut Well!
- Double Bevel, Available for both Right and Left Hander.
- Blade Length : about 170mm(6.7inch), Length : about 290mm(11.4inch), Weight : about 134g(4.7oz)
- Made by SHIGEKI TANAKA
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.
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. 4580149741157
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