- This knife has a core of carbon steel and an exterior laminate of stainless steel. This means that you get the carbon steel features but without the blade becoming black or rusty.
- The handle is compressed laminated wood which makes it durable and it is water resistant. The wood is impregnated with a resin and contains an antimicrobial agent that is effective against bacteria such as E-coli.
Masahiro cutlery is known for its balance, flexibility and strength. Located in Seki City, which is in the middle of Japan, Masahiro blades are specially crafted from proprietary steel and undergo multiple processes of treating, tempering and quenching for their unique and exceptional performance. Among the commercial kitchen knives especially for butcher, many support Masahiro because of its high-quality and affordable price. The techniques and skills and the ancient attitudes of traditional Japanese sword making has been passed down across the centuries and are still alive in today's modern cutlery industry.