There was a scratch on the blade of the received item.
Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
Takamura Cutlery is known for hand-forging blades and their outstanding finish. The company was founded in 1910 by Isamu Takamura. Their knives are now forged by his grandson.
- R2 core, stainless laminate. 63-64 HRC
- Riveted Red Pakka wood handle
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.