Our Gohumanosuke Yoshihiro VG-10 Sujibiki is a superior slicing knife. Its long and narrow blade assist in slicing meat, fish and vegetables with accuracy and ease. With hardening and strengthening components of Molybdenum, Chromium, Vanadium and Cobalt, VG-10 is one of the most popular blade materials of chefs and food enthusiast. This series offers form and function with the beautiful Damascus layering and the hammered texture which keeps product from sticking to the blade surface. These knives are forged and hammered with a full tang. The western style Mahogany wood handle is comfortable, durable, tough and heat resistant.