Kanetsune Seki Hammered Finish DSR-1K6 Santoku Knife 165mm KC-952
Overall Length: 295mm (11.65")
Blade Length: 165mm (6.49")
Blade Steel: DSR-1K6
Blade Thickness: 1.5 mm
Handle: Plywood w/ Plastic bolster
Weight: 120g (4.23oz.)
Made in Japan
This 3-Layers blade is a combination of hard stainless steel and soft stainless steel. This inherits the tradition of blade structure of the Japanese sword (Katana), the sharpness is famous worldwide.
KC-950 series knives are created with DSR-1K6 high carbon stainless steel made by Daido Steel Co., ltd. Excellent performance blade which contains 0.6% carbon and the well ballanced composition added Molybudenum. Proudly made in Seki, Japan.
About "Seki City"
Seki city is the top share of cutlery in 5 biggest producing area of Japan. The feature of Seki's cutlery is the edge is hard, the durability of the sharpness. The cutlery produced by Japanese traditional techniques and the precious knowledge containing appropriate quenching is easy re-sharpening, the sharpness is excellent and sustains for a long time. The sword of Seki City was praised for "Not breaking, not bending, and it can cut well". Seki city inherits the precious tradition.
Note: Don't twist edge, and don't cut and hit frozen foods or bones, the edge will be chipped or broken.