VG-10 three-layer steel: The three-layer steel is easy to sharpen, VG10 steel material is loved by professional chefs. Molybdenum, Vanadium, and Cobalt, which enhance the longevity of the sharpness.
The craftsmen of Tsubame-Sanjo create a hamaguri-shaped edge (a blade with a cross-section that resembles a clam) using the traditional Sharpening method. The gentle curve of the edge reduces the resistance when cutting into food. Its excellent sharpness provides a smooth cut.
A balanced Blade: The weight of the blade and handle are designed to balance the center of gravity in the middle of the knife to optimize the cutting skills of professional chefs, which allows to cut into gristly meat, large vegetables, and hard food with a lighter force.
Handle shape: The handle is narrow at the root and thick at the end, so it is easy to hold and transmit force.
Blade: VG10 Clad Stainless Steel
Bolster: SUS304 Stainless Steel
Handle: Pakka Wood
This is the Japanese interpretation of a Western Chef’s knife. It is flat from the handle end for about 1/3rd of the edge and then curves to the tip. It is ideal for the Western style of roll cutting.
Function – Multipurpose chef knife. For Slicing, Dicing, Mincing, Filleting and Chopping of meat, fish and vegetables.
Normal length – 180mm to 300mm.
Tip: With the edge flat for about 1/3rd of the blade – 210 mm or longer the knife-edge profile is the same as a 180mm Santoku from the handle to tip and the same as a 180mm Gyuto from the tip to handle – so essentially a 180mm Gyuto & 180mm Santoku in one knife. The 210mm is the most favoured size for most chefs.