ARITSUGU A-Style Wa Gyuto 12inch Blade Knife with Rose Wood
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ARITSUGU A-Style Wa Gyuto 12inch (300mm) Blade Knife with Rose Wood Handle and Rose Wood Cover
HANDLE; Rose wood with Water Buffalo horn bolster BLADE; A Special alloy of Japanese Steel for suitable to Wa Gyutou. It is lighter, and sharper, and harder to rust. Aritsugu A-Style blades are made of Japanese steel alloy added Chrome for harder to rust.
Most of Stainless Steel knives contain 14% to 15% of Chrome. The steel of A-Style knives by Aritsugu are original steel, and it contain 7 % of Chrome. HRC of A-Style steel is 60 + 1 or - 1. It is little bid softer than Aritsugu Shiroko and Aoko steel knife blade.
This knife is called Wa Gyutou knife which is used for slicing, peeling, and cutting most of ingredients for all around with only this one just like American Chef Knife.