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Tojiro DP 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.
Blades are roll-forged cobalt alloy (VG10) core laminated in softer stainless; 60-61 HRC
Handles are full-tang with riveted laminate scales.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.