About This Item
TESSHU Chef Knife 240mm VG-10 stainless steel blade with Holy Land Olive Handle Gyuto
VG-10 steel is high carbon stainless steel made by Takefu Special Steel Co., Ltd.
C: 0.95-1.05% Si: 0.35% Mn: 0.3-0.5% P: 0.03% S: 0.03% Cr: 14.5-15.5% Mo: 0.8-1.2% V: 0.25-0.35 Ni: 0.25-0.35 Co: 1.3-1.8% Cu: 1.3-1.8%
It is normally seen as above molybdenum steel blade knife for high quality stainless steel family kitchen knife and professional class knife.
TESSHU is our Japanese cooking knife brand name which is made by selected very skillful craftsmen in Sanjyo, Niigata., which is Kiryu Kogyo, Co. The company makes lots of famous knife makers OEM.
It is western style handle on it, but it is used Sanmai-uchi which is soft iron (stainless) cladding on the core steel (VG-10), so it is able to bring up higher HRC compared with mono steel blade. Handle is made by solid Holy Land Olive (Bethlehem Olive) that is oily heavy hard wood. It has light color and dark complicated grains which it makes very beautiful appearance. We will try to provide high quality selected knives with reasonable prices.
Blade Length from the tip to the heel; 8 1/2inch (240mm) Handle Length; 4 3/4 inch (123mm) Total Length; 14 3/4 inch (375mm) Knife weight is 8 oz. The spine width nearby the heel is 2.0mm (1/16 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 50mm HANDLE; solid Bethlehem Olive wood with stainless metal ferrule BLADE; stainless iron cladding on the core steel (VG-10)