Masutani VG-1 Gold Hammered Gyuto 180MM
This is handcrafted by Masutani 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 VG-10 but isn’t as heavily alloyed or quite as high carbon, it is known as having better toughness than VG10 but not quite as good edge retention. The handle is made from Pakka wood, popular for handle making due to its toughness and durability.
Edge Angle: Double Bevel
Blade Length: 180mm
Total Length: 310mm
Handle Material: Pakka Wood
Saya/ Sheath: Not included