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).
This knife was designed by Murray Carter and crafted in Japan by Spyderco. They aim to deliver the performance of a Murray Carter knife at a significantly lower price.
Blade: Stainless-clad Blue Super Steel
Handle: Wa-style octagonal G10 laminate
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.