The V No.1(VG1)blades have 1% carbon and 14% chrome for an ideal astainless steel that is: 1)Hard, 2)Resilient, 3)Resists wear, and 4)Resists rust.
Although steel is difficult to machine, we have carried out repeated tests to improve each version we make. We have carefully honed these blades so that they take to the grinding stone well and meet a host of product demands.
These handles are a single piece with no joints or seems. They are optimized for better grip, less slippage and better hygene properties.
Originally this knife was made for carving meat,however,it can also be used for cutting vegetable or fish.
Is serves well as a multi-purpose household knife.
For household use,the 18cm blade is suitable ,the 24cm blade suitable for professional use.
It is far less prone to rust than steel, but requires careful maintenance since acid and salt left in place can lead to rust.
After use, rinse off debris and use a cloth to dry completely to remove moisture.
The weight and length stated are to be used as a guide only.
Water buffalo horns are natural materials, and as such, the handles may differ in color.
The photographs are not a true representation of the exact color.
We offer free engraving on knives you purchase. The engraving uses letter-by-letter seals (capital letters only).
Due to space constraints on Western knives, engraving is limited to three letters only.
Please contact us if you wish to engrave in Kanji.
※Please note that as engraving is done by hand, there may be cases where the depth and alignment are not the same.
※ Engraved knives cannot be exchanged or returned.