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 steel chef knife designed to cut produce and boneless meats.
Characteristics: Superior Edge-retention, increased durability, heavier than average, blade will tarnish, Ambidextrous handle
Yamahide knives are hand-forged in Seki City, Japan.
The blades are clad Aogami Super Japanese steel (aka Blue Super Steel).
The handle is octagonal rosewood and ebony.
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.