Yaxell Gou 7" Chinese Chef's Knife
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Constructed of Japanese SG2 Micro Carbide powder stainless steel, Japanese kanji is hand engraved on the blade; 63 Rockwell Hardness
Core features 50 layers of alternating soft and hard stainless steel on each side with a total of 101 layers
FDA approved black resin and linen Canvas Micarta handle with three stainless steel rivets; enclosed full tang handle construction ensures strength, durability and balance
Clean with warm water and mild detergent; 7 x 3-inch blade surface; approximately 12° blade angle
Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan with a lifetime warranty
The Yaxell Gou Chinese Chef's Knife is a cutlery staple in Asian kitchens. Although the shape resembles a western cleaver, this blade is thinner and lighter. It is designed for chopping, slicing and dicing. The broad surface also comes in handy for scooping and transferring chopped ingredients. Yaxell Gou blades feature an extremely sharp cutting edge. Constructed of Japanese SG2 Micro Carbide powder stainless steel, which is enveloped by 101 layers combined with alternating soft and hard stainless steel. The corrosion resistant powdered carbon steel has an unprecedented 63 Rockwell hardness. Powdered steel is used because it ensures a high degree of purity and strength. The resulting blade is extremely hard, ensuring an exceptionally sharp cutting edge. The surface impresses a fascinating Damascus design pattern. The handle is made of FDA approved black resin and linen Canvas Micarta with three stainless steel rivets. The canvas material is dyed black and brilliantly finished to last for decades. The engraved end-cap of the handle is made of 18/10 stainless steel, which provides outstanding stability and balance.