JAPANESE AUS-10 STEEL: HRC 60±2, similar to VG10 super steel. The formula has increased carbon contents, added vanadium and molybdenum, to improve hardness, wear resistance and annealing resistance, yielding excellent strength. The material is produced by AICHI STEEL, a member of TOYOTA GROUP. The AUS series have been proved to be of reliable quality by more than 50 years processing results. Products with similar materials usually sell for more than $70 on Amazon.
BLADE: 2.5mm thinness, 16° cutting angle for each side, a balance of sharpness, edge retention and weight, which also applied by Shun and MAC. Rounded belly, ideal for rocking technique and a wide variety of cutting tasks. The full-range dimples help the knife to glide through sticky foods such as carrot and mint. 8-inch blade is easy to control, perfect for cooking at home.
HANDLE: Solid and stable, with full tang, half-bolster, three stainless steel rivets and pakkawood. This classic ergonomic handle provides controlled, comfortable grip and expert confidence in each fluid movement. It fits most hands and styles of cutting. Pakkawood is a premium handle material made of genuine hardwood impregnated with resin, strong and durable. It is lightweight and non-slip.
DESIGN: We have been thinking how to design a chef’s knife, which we want it to be professional and suitable for home use. It should be very sharp, meanwhile with good durability. It should also be easy to control, lightweight and balanced. Easy to maintain, without worrying and troubles. Now it is complete. It is affordable luxury.
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