In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value)
8.25" Gyuto made of #2 blue steel clad in stainless.
The handle is rosewood and ebony, but round instead of octagonal.
Made by master Anryu San.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.