Tsunehisa VG1 Gyuto 180mm
Tsunehisa is a collaborative brand of makers from Sakai, Tosa, and other famous knifemaking regions of Japan. These knives draw on the expertise of each region in relation to their particular steel types. For example, Tosa is known for their spectacular Ginsan, Sakai with carbon steels. The Tsunehisa brand represents exceptional value for money with fantastic fit and finish paired with the best knifemaking steels Japan has to offer.
Best paired with a 20cm felt-lined blade guard and either a 1000/3000 whetstone
VG1 is a hardy, high-quality stainless steel by Takefu steel in Japan. It is very similar to AUS10, with HRC sitting around 59-60. It sharpens quickly and easily, and is highly resistant to rust and chipping.
|Blade Height @ Heel:||42mm|
|Spine Thickness @ Mid:||1.5mm|
|Blade Material:||VG1, Stainless Clad
|Handle Material:||Western Pakka Wood