About This Item
TESSHU Santoku Knife 170mm VG-10 stainless steel blade with Custom Snake 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.
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 snake wood. We will try to provide high quality selected knives with reasonable prices.
Blade Length from the tip to the heel; 8 1/2inch (210mm) Handle Length; 5 inch (117mm) Total Length; 13 1/2 inch (340mm) Knife weight is 6oz. The heel part of the spine width is 2.0mm (1/16 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 47mm HANDLE; custom solid snake wood with three pieces of brass pins BLADE; the core steel (VG-10) in the stainless cladding