Masutani VG-1 Gold Hammered Santoku 165mm
This is handcrafted by Masutani from 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.
VG1 is from the same family of steels as VG-10 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. The handle is made from Pakka wood, popular for handle making due to its toughness and durability.
Edge Angle: Double Bevel
Blade Length: 165mm
Total Length: 290mm
Handle Material: Pakka
Saya/ Sheath: Not included