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Steel Type: Uddeholm Swedish-steel
Handle: Composite Wood
Saya cover: included
Saya cover Material: Lacquered using techniques ‘ishime-nuri’ (powdered lacquer surface to produce a coarse finish)
This kitchen knife is a durable razor-sharp knife made out of the highest quality stainless steel, Uddelholm Swedish Steel. This special steel alloy has very low impurities, is highly rust resistant and offers exceptional sharpness.
The Kiritsuke-Yanagiba style is effective at cutting fish and is used to make Sashimi and Sushi.
The Uddeholm company manufactures the steel used in the Grand Chef knife series. Established in 1670 in the Munkfors district of Uddeholm, Sweden. This company has a history of more than 1300 years. In the field of precision rolled steel products, the company leads the world. Since quality iron ore excavated from company mines contains an extremely low amount of phosphorus and sulfur, the special steel is reputed to be the finest in the world. The Grand Chef knife series products use the special Swedish steel manufactured by Uddeholm. They offer exceptional sharpness, and abrasion and corrosion resistance for many years of service.
Sakai traditional blades’ Osaka, Japan
”Sakai Traditional Blade” received great trust and support by many professional cooks by the splendid sharpness.
”Sakai Traditional Blades” with the splendid sharpness does not ruin taste and a texture of your food.
Excellent ”sharpening” technologies are the features of ”Sakai Traditional Blades” that have a long tradition and unsurpassed quality that is acknowledged by other producing centers.
Even now, ”Sakai Traditional Blades” is handmade by craftsmen in Sakai, Osaka.
The Kiritsuke Yanagi-knife is designed in Japan between a Western chef’s knife and Japanese yanagiba, it has a single-edged blade with a Western-style handle, combining both Japanese and Western function and practicality in one knife.