About This Item
TESSHU Santoku Knife 170mm VG-10 stainless steel blade with Custom Olive Wood Handle
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%
VG10 stainless steel blade is normally seen as one above class of molybdenum steel blade knife. TESSHU is our Japanese cooking knife brand name which is made by very skillful selected craftsmen in Sanjyo, Niigata (Kiryu Kogyo, Co. which makes western style knives to lots of top knife companies as 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.
The handle is made of Olive wood which is oily hard and heavy tough wood. We will try to provide high quality selected knives with reasonable prices. Blade Length from the tip to the heel; 6 3/4inch (170mm) Handle Length; 4 3/4 inch (117mm) Total Length; 11 5/8 inch (295mm) Knife weight is 6oz. The heel part of the spine width is 1.8mm (1/16 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 47mm HANDLE; custom solid Olive wood with three pieces of brass pins BLADE; the core steel (VG-10) in the stainless cladding