The SLD line is made under our in-house brand, Kohetsu. We have had these quality knives made into many standard shapes and sizes with an eye towards ease of maintenance, quality of materials, and low impact on your wallet!
Starting with a base of SLD tool steel, the inner core is then clad with a layer of soft stainless steel. This increases the strength of the hagane (inner core) and makes daily maintenance a breeze. The inner core of SLD is a semi stainless steel and is regarded as a great alloy for both taking and holding a very keen edge. It is hardened to 61-62 HRC. The jigane (outer layer) is given a really unique lattice work finish before getting a final high shine polish. The result is a knife of great visual appeal.
This is a well-proportioned knife with a generous height and lovely profile. It is the perfect size for processing almost any ingredient, but not too long to require an oversized work area. The well-executed profile is matched by a grind that is thin and of a high standard. A finely crafted walnut octagonal
handle is mated to a black pakka wood ferrule which is comfortable and well balanced with the blade.
Blacksmith: Non Disclosed
Location: Sanjo City, Japan
Construction: San Mai
Edge: SLD Stainless Steel
Grind: Even (see photo of choil)
Handle: Walnut Octagonal
Ferrule: Black Pakka Wood
Weight: 7.8 ounces
Blade Length: 243 mm
Overall Length: 395 mm
Thickness at Heel: 3.8 mm
Blade Height: 52 mm
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