Tamahagane Stainless Knife series are quite high quality, extremely sharp, hard, and durable for professional use. It's beautiful design must impress you by the details of it's well calculated, meticulous design. The Core layer is VG-5, High Carbon Molybdenum Vanadium Steel, is enveloped by a layer of SUS410 (13 Chrome Stainless Steel) on one side. The powdered steel contains a lot of carbon and has an unprecedented hardness of approximately 61 Rockwell.
Tamahagane series are distinctive yet classic while fitting very comfortably in your hand. The edge of the blade is hand-finished (fine-grinded by hand) one by one with waterstones. The beveled edge features an angle between 14 and 15 degrees. Features an incredible mirror polish finish with perfect balance between sharpness and strength.
The handle is so easy to grip and it's weight is very well balanced. It is constructed of 18-8 (SUS304) Stainless Steel, an odorless, enormously durable material made of resin and linen that will last decades. The end of the handle is stainless steel with a cavity structure, which gives the knife both outstanding stability and lighter weight.
- Manufacturer : Kataoka (JAPAN)
- Blade Steel Type: Molybdenum-Vanadium VG-5 Steel (Core) enveloped by 13 Chrome Stainless Steel
- Blade Edge : Double-Edged (50/50 balanced, available for left-handed-right-handed) *Please be noted that there are exceptions. See the attached table below.
- Handle Materia l: 18-8 Stainless Steel
- Brand NEW
- Made in JAPAN