This Sugimoto Wa-Gyuto measures 240mm on the blade and is made from rust resistant high carbon steel with chromium and molybdenum. The RC hardness of the Western CM knives is 58 ~ 63. Sugimoto cutlery has been making knives since the 1930s. After WWII they were the first company t begin producing western and Chinese style knives for the Japanese market. They make fine quality knives and hand finish each blade. These are extremely sharp knives and we are proud to add them to our line up of top quality knives.
Spine is 2.4mm at the heel.
Weight is 170 grams.
The edge grind is asymetric on the right side aproximately 70/30.
Buffalo Ferule on this one
4Product Review, August 18, 2011
Posted By: Dipa d - verified customer
This is my third high carbon knife, so glad it has molybdenum, very sharp....thanks mark
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