Tojiro Damascus VG10 Petty Utility Knife 135mm F-333
Type: Utility / Petty Knife
Blade Material: DP Damascus Steel
Core: Cobalt Alloy Steel (VG10)
Outside: Multi Layered Damascus Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 135 mm (5.3'')
Blade Width: 29 mm (1.1")
Thickness of Spine: 1.8 mm
Total Length: 245 mm (9.6'')
Weight: 80 g (2.8 oz)
Handle: Special Laminated Material
Made in Japan
* Recently, the design has been renewed and the letters DP on the blade may have changed to VG10.
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 blade 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.
Note: Don't twist edge, and don't cut and hit frozen foods or bones, the edge will be chipped or broken.