From Japan's premier producer of cutlery, this versatile knife is useful for cutting tasks that call for precision. The supersharp blade combines the beauty of traditional Damascus steel with modern rust-resistance and durability.
VG-MAX "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 34 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade.
Designed to provide excellent control for precision tasks as well as all-around chopping and slicing.
Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand.
Available in right- and left-handed versions.
6"-long blade, 4 1/4"-long handle; 2.8 oz.
This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens.
Handcrafted in Japan.
Always use caution when handling sharp objects.
Avoid cutting on hard surfaces such as stone, metal or glass.
It is not advisable to use any knife but a meat cleaver to cut through bone, as other blades can be easily damaged.
Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent; rinse and dry immediately.
Avoid cleaners containing bleach or citrus extracts.
Sharpen as needed. With regular use and honing once a week, your knife should not need sharpening more than once or twice a year.
Sharpen your knife at home using a whetstone or knife sharpener designed to sharpen at a 16-degree angle, or have it sharpened by a professional.
Store knife in a safe place to protect its edge and prevent injury.