About This Item
TESSHU Chef Knife 240mm SG2 High-Speed stainless steel blade with Holy Land Olive Handle Gyuto
Super Gold II (SG2) steel is high speed high carbon stainless steel made by Takefu Special Steel Co., Ltd.
It is normally used as drill bit or high speed rotating tool bit or high quality high carbon stainless steel for cutlery steel, etc.
Takefu does not expose the detail of the steel composition, but it is one of high-end class steel for sure. TESSHU is our Japanese cooking knife brand name and, Kiryu Manufactureing Co. is made the blades which is very skillful craftsmanship in Sanjyo, Niigata. The company which products this blade also makes their blades to so many of famous knife makers in Japan, but they make lots of OEM products, so their name might not come out often.
It is western style handle on it, but it is used Sanmai-uchi which is soft iron (stainless) cladding core steel (SG2), so it is able to bring up higher HRC compared with mono steel blade. Handle is made by solid Bethlehem Olive, also referred as Holy Land Olive. They live hundreds years, and known as peace and prosperity. Olive handle portion was made by me one by one. 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 5/8 inch (120mm) 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; 49mm HANDLE; solid Bethlehem Olive wood with stainless metal ferrule BLADE; cladding core steel (SG2) is sandwiched by stainless iron