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)
Fujiwara-san's knives are amongst the finest we offer. Heated to 64-65 RC, They take and hold a nasty edge.
Hitachi White #1 can be forged to its full potential when handled by a master, and Teruyasu Fujiwara has been crafting blades for over 50 years.
Stainless cladding eases the maintenance requirements.
Handle is D-shaped ho wood with a pakka ferrule, cemented to tang.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.