Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
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Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi
Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi

Jikko 135mm Petty 'VG10 Gold' - Tsuchime Suminagashi

$88.00

VG-10 steel is famous for its durability and edge life. It is a stainless steel with high carbon content as well as added cobalt for wear resistance. Not the easiest steel to sharpen, but can make for a low maitenence work-horse. Jikko’s VG-10 gold series has good thin wide bevel grinds, a tsuchime (hammermark) finish on the damascus layered cladding, and a solid riveted pakka wood handle.

Jikko is a family business established in 1901 in Sakai City, Osaka and has cultivated extensive relationships with traditional craftsman in Sakai. From basic to top shelf, Jikko maintains a high standard of quality control. Wonderful in house sharpening is done on all of their single bevel knives, and special care is taken to provide a flat, fine-polished ura (side opposite omote bevel)

 

Steel Type VG 10 Stainless
Handle Material Pakka Wood
Weight 91 grams
Height at Heel 20 mm
Overall Length 250 mm
Cutting Edge Length 140 mm
HRC 60-62