Hand crafted tang knives forged from fine grained, Swedish Sandvik 14C28N Steel for incredible durability, stain resistance and exceptional edge retention. USPTO Patented Design. Each blade goes through an (ultra6) stage heat treatment ensuring every blade maintains it’s strength and function. Holds an edge up to 5 times longer than German Steel. Hand sharpened to a 16-degree angle per side. HRC 59 +/- 2 on the Rockwell Hardness Scale. Well balanced 5.5″ handle and ” blade with HRC 59 +/- 2 on the Rockwell Hardness Scale. Oval depressions on the blade create air pockets that eliminate drag, facilitating even carving. Includes carbonized solid Ashwood half open magnetic sheath to ensure your blade will be protected. This Santoku can be used for mincing, slicing, chopping vegetables, slicing meat, and disjointing large cuts. Works well for kitchen use. Strong magnets are embedded into the edge of the sheath to hold onto the spine of the . A innovative and stylish way to protect your blades and fingers. NSF International Certified. Wash knives with warm water and a little detergent, rinse carefully and with a towel. The TV2 Series is standard made beautiful. Purposefully designed to showcase the simple beauty of classic kitchen knives while focusing on elevating their practical functionality. A beautifully balanced, solidly durable and exquisitely sharp .