This multi purpose Chinese Cleaver has a medium thick blade, weighs 580grams and measures 220mm by 110mm. Sugimoto owns the Chinese Cleaver market with about a 70% share. This cleaver is made from Virgin Carbon Steel which is reactive and will patina and or rust if care is not used to keep it dry. The steel cant take a very steep edge and is very hard with HRC62 to 63. The handle has a traditional round shape and is comfortable to hold. We highly recommend this cleaver.
This cleaver is an absolute joy to use. Has a lot of weight to it,but is well balanced and keeps me fatigue free for long days of prepping vegetables. It sharpens easily and holds a great edge for a long time. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a high end cleaver. This is not a laser. However thin slicing and fine mincing are not an issue.
A truly extraordinary cleaver. Astonishingly sharp out of the box and a joy to use.
Fantastic cleaver cuts everything like hot butter. Worth the price,actually a bargain.