Masutani VG-1 Gold Hammered Nakiri 165mm Oak/Baikoku Handle
This is handcrafted by Masutani San in Takefu, Fukui prefecture. This understated knife is made of high carbon stainless VG-1 steel clad with soft stainless and ground thin for superior cutting performance.
VG-1 is from the same family of steels as VG10 but is not as heavily alloyed or quite as high carbon, it is known as having better toughness than VG-10 but not quite as good edge retention.
Edge Angle: Double Bevel
Blade Length: 165mm
Total Length: 305mm
Handle Material: Oak/Baikoku
Saya/ Sheath: Not included