Tojiro DP Santoku 170MM
TOJIRO DP Santoku (General Purpose) 170MM
About Santoku (General Purpose) Japanese Kitchen knives
Style: Santoku (General Purpose)
Core: VG-10 stainless steel
Cladding: 13-Chrome stainless steel
Blade Length: 170mm
Overall Length: 300mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Handle Material: Composite wood, sealed stainless bolster, triple-riveted tang.
Tojiro VG1 Steel Kitchen Knives
VG-1 steel is a designation for a specific type of cutlery grade stainless steel. The acronym VG-1 represents V-Gold No. 1. It is produced by Takefu Special Steel Company in Japan which also produces VG-10 steel. It is not the same steel as VG-10, in fact, it is the predecessor steel. The VG-1 steel scores around 58 to 61 HRC on the Rockwell scale. VG-1 is a stainless steel containing a high amount of Carbon (C) and Molybdenum (Mo). Moreover, Heat treatment is utilized to attain the necessary score on the Rockwell scale.
The Tojiro VG1 knives are laser-cut mono steel with a chestnut oval handle and a black plastic ferrule. The kitchen knife blades are hand-sharpened to a fine sharp finish.