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)
Glestain knives are renowned for their toughness; the signature grooved sides maximize efficiency.
Blade: Aichi special stainless, right-hand bias. Honesuki boning knife style.
Handle: Sand-blasted and dimpled stainless
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.