Yaxell Ypsilon 8" Kiritsuke Knife with Magnetic Wooden Sheath
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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 96 layers of alternating soft and hard stainless steel on each side with a total of 193 layers
FDA approved black resin and linen Canvas Micarta handle with Samurai Crest and red spacers; enclosed full tang handle
Clean with warm water and mild detergent; approximately 12° blade angle
Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan with a lifetime warranty
The Yaxell Ypsilon Kiritsuke 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 Ypsilon SG2 blades feature an extremely sharp cutting edge. Constructed of Japanese SG2 Micro Carbide powder stainless steel, which is enveloped by 193 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 Samurai Crest and red spacers. 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.