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Made of the same stainless Swedish steel as the UX10, the Takayuki Grand Chef is thinner and lighter and less expensive.
Blade: Homogenous Uddeholm Swedish Steel, right-hand bias.
Handle: Riveted laminate scales
This is a high-grade knife designed for chefs, which is manufactured from imported Uddeholm’s special alloy steel from Sweden and resistant to rusting with a very low amount of impurities.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.