Yaxell Super Gou Kiritsuke 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 80 layers of alternating soft and hard stainless steel on each side with a total of 161 layers
Red and black canvas micarta handle with three stainless steel rivets; enclosed full tang handle construction ensures strength, durability and balance
Approximately 12° double bevel blade angle
Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan with a lifetime warranty
The Yaxell Super Gou Kiritsuke Knife is designed for all the tasks for which you'd use a chef's knife. It works extremely well with vegetables, julienne, dice, and more. Can also be used for cleaning and portioning boneless proteins, particularly fish, and slices cooked proteins with grace and ease. The straight edge won't rock through cuts such as a traditional chef's knife. Yaxell Super Gou blades feature an extremely sharp cutting edge. Constructed of Japanese SG2 Micro Carbide powder stainless steel, which is enveloped by 160 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 red and black canvas micarta with three stainless steel rivets. The canvas material is dyed red and 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.