In addition to having your knife performance tuned (sharpened & straightened) before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $10-$16 value). We also extend the manufacturers warranty to discount repair of damage caused by the user.
This is a high-carbon stainless steel chef knife designed to cut produce.
Pros: Sharpness, edge retention, ambidextrous handle, easy to keep sharp.
Tsunehisa is the factory brand of Hokiyama Cutlery in Tosa, Japan. Many other knifemakers outsource their production to Hokiyama, and we buy their factory brand to pass on savings to you.
The blades are clad Ginsan (Silver 3) Japanese steel.
The handles are oval magnolia and pakka wood.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and the blades can chip if not handled carefully. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust and corrode if not dried promptly and kept dry.