Tojiro DP Damascus VG10 with Bolster Nakiri 165 mm 6.5" F-506
Type: Usuba Knife (Double bevel)
Blade Material: DP Damascus Steel
Core: Cobalt Alloy Steel (VG10)
Outside: Multi Layered Damascus Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 165 mm (6.5'')
Total Length: 295 mm (11.6'')
Weight: 190 g (6.7 oz)
Handle: Special Laminated Material
Bolster,Tang: 18-8 Stainless Steel
Made in Japan
The elegant wave pattern called the popular name "Kasumi Nagashi" is one of the treasure which Japanese cutlery culture produced. Like a Japanese sword "Katana", the blade is made with low and high carbon stainless steel to layers. The same wave pattern dose not exist. It is one article that can withstand use for home use and professional use by the forging.
VG-10 is high-carbon stainless steel containing cobalt, hard. The material is excellent sharpness and has wear resistance. So it spreads between the professional. It is developed and made by Takefu Special Steel Co.,Ltd which is Japanese company.
If the entire blade is very hard, it is difficult to sharpen. If the edge is soft, it is dull, and the sharpness falls immediately. So the hard material is used in the center only, the soft material is used in the side.
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