Yoshihiro SG-II (R-2) Semi-Stainless Kiritsuke Chef Knife Rosewood Handle

Product Code: SGWAKI210SHNR
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R-2 Powdered Stainless Steel core is capable of extreme sharpness (HRC 63-64), excellent edge retention, and its low wear resistance allows for much easier sharpening. This knife is excellent for chefs working in a fast-paced high intensity kitchen who has limited time for frequent knife care. Equipped with lacquer coated wooden sheath that provides resistance to unwanted odor, stain, and chipping with ease of cleaning. Comes ready to use out of the box. 100% handcrafted in Japan. Not mass produced.

SG2 Semi-Stainless Steel is forged with traditional methods of craftsmanship blended with modern metallurgy at extremely high temperatures to create a steel composition that is durable enough to be used in industrial machinery and power tools. With a HRC Scale of 63-64, this knife will make and keep its superior edge for an extreme period of time. SG2 Semi-Stainless Steel is a high carbon steel that sits at the pinnacle of maximizing cutting performance and edge retention like no other before it. It is perfect for those professionals who have daily high-volume prep work for extended hours.

This knife comes equipped with a traditional Japanese ambidextrous Octagonal Rosewood Handle.

This also knife comes with a lacquered magnolia wood Saya cover, which is easy to clean and resistant to stain and odor. It takes a very high degree of skill to create knives of such exceptional performance and exquisite beauty with a steel of this caliber and is a testament to the extraordinary skill of the artisans.

HRC 63-64 Handle Material Rosewood
Grade SG-II (R-2) Powdered Bolster Material Ebony
Stain Resistant Yes Handle Shape Octagonal
Blade Material SG-II (R-2) Stainless Steel Saya Cover Nuri Lacquered Magnolia
Edge Angle Double Edged

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