Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
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). That is the District Cutlery difference.
Tojiro knives are known for being one of the best values in high performance cutlery.
They perform like knives that cost 2-3 times as much but are often treated like the workhorses of a chef's kit.
Handle is riveted walnut scales, which may expand and contract based on age and environmental conditions.
Blade is 3-layer VG10 high carbon stainless steel
Overall Length 330mm
Weight is 480g
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.