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Yoshihiro, AUS-8A Yo-Deba

Designer: Yoshihiro

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Yoshihiro, AUS- 8A Stainless Steel, Yo-Deba with Western black Pakkawood handle.
With a thick spine, short and wide blade profile, our Yoshihiro AUS-8A Yo-Deba excels at butchering fish. The weight of the knife aids in heavy chopping, mincing, cutting and making tartare. This AUS-8A stainless steel series is heat treated and tempered which easily achieves a razor sharp edge that holds for an extended period of time. Yoshihiro blade smiths add molybdenum for hardness, toughness, corrosion resistance and a high tensile strength. Vanadium is added for strength, toughness and heat resistance. Moreover, Vanadium promotes a desired fine grain structure which allows for even wear resistance. These knives are single piece forged with a full tang and bolster. The western style black Pakkawood handle is comfortable, durable, tough and heat resistant. Picture shown in 24cm, available sizes 21cm and 24cm.

  • Material: AUS-8A Stainless Steel
  • Grade: Single piece forged
  • Size: 21cm/8.26 inch, 24cm/9.44 inch
  • Bolster Material: Stainless Steel
  • Rockwell Hardness Scale: HRC 57
  • Knife Type: Yo-Deba
  • Stainless: Yes
  • Handle: Western, Black Pakkawood
  • Wood Saya Cover: Available for purchase
  • Edge Angle: Double Edge/Western
  • Origin: Manufactured in Sakai, Japan