Tojiro DP by 3-Layers VG10 Nakiri Usuba Knife F-310

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Brand: Tojiro
Type: Nakiri Knife
Blade Material: DP Cobalt Alloy Steel Clad Material
Core: Cobalt Alloy Steel (VG10)
Outside: 13 Chrome Stainless Steel
Double edged
Blade Length: 165 mm ( 6.5'')
Blade Width: 45 mm (1.7")
Total Length: 285 mm ( 11.2'')
Thickness of Spine: 1.6 mm
Weight: 140 g (4.9 oz)
Handle: Reinforced Laminated Material
Item number: F-310
Made in Japan

VG-10 is high-carbon stainless steel containing cobalt, hard. The material has excellent sharpness, good edge retention and abrasion resistance. So it spread between professionals. It is developed and made by Takefu Special Steel Co.,Ltd. It's 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.

VG-10 is hard, so Ceramic sharpening stone is recommended.
Check out our Ceramic Sharpening Stone

DP series by 3 layers without guard
This series knives are designed from the idea of suitable blade thickness for house use with theme of ''Tojiro for everybody''. It came true the satisfied sharpness from beginner to professional cooker by easy insert to food materials.

Dull kitchen knives waste time and power, and worsens taste of the food. Good kitchen knife makes cooking fun, give feeling of satisfaction!

NOTE: Don't twist edge and hit. Don't cut and hit frozen foods or bones, the edge will be chipped or broken since the blade of Japanese is thinner for sharpness.