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. 62~63 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.