Seki Kanetsugu Heptagon VG2 Bread Slicer (210mm)
Kanetsugu have been creating samurai swords for more than 170 years. This “Hamaguri” shaped blade, originating from the Samurai sword, that let you cut effortlessly in a straight line. The detailed hammer-forged patterns on the blade reflect traditional bladesmithing techniques.
The core of the blade is made out of high quality stainless steel called VG2 which is clad between the layers of SUS410, a stainless steel with low hardening characteristic helps to prevent the cracking of the metal. Together, they build one of the most durable and long-lasting blades. A Heat treating technique combined with sub-zero cooling at -70 degrees Celsius creates extremely durable, flexible, unbreakable blades with superior edge holding ability.
Steel Type: VG2
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 210mm (8.3")
Blade Height: 30mm (1.2")
Blade Thickness: 2mm (0.079")
Ferrule Material: Black Pakka wood
Handle Material: Pakka wood (heptagonal)
Handle Length: 130mm (5.1")
Weight: 118g (4.2 ounces)