A must-have in every kitchen.
The professional quality that you deserve.
The Wusaki Ebony VG10 utility knife is a versatile knife that must be present in every kitchen. It is a masterpiece full of remarkable qualitites such as an ergonomic design, long-lasting sharpness, and a gorgeous look. This knife will certainly become indispensable for your daily food cuts. It is perfect for both professional chefs and home cooks, and it can be used for working with a wide variety of foods such as meats, vegetables, herbs, and fruits.
With hardness of 60 HRC in the Rockwell scale, the blade has a core made of VG10 steel. This Japanese steel has 1% of carbon content, which enables the blade to remains sharp 2 to 3 times longer than other steel alloys found in most European knives. Moreover, the blade is sharpened by hand on a leather grinding band to give it a V-shaped edge that penetrates easily into your foods. The excellent cutting performance is a clear proof of the superlative quality of this renowned steel.
The handle of this knife is made of ebony wood, which is a robust material that beautifully contrasts with the steel of the blade. The veinings on the surface are unique to every single handle, so no two handles are the same. The wood is sanded, and thus handle feels good in your hand. Last but not least, its octagonal design adapts perfectly to all cooks regardless of whether they are left or right handed.
Around the VG10 steel core there are 67 layers of damascus steel that give the blade an optimal equilibrium of rigidity and flexibility, but those steel layers also enhance the knife's overall look.
With its octagonal shape, beautiful veinings, and decorative red bands, the handle also plays its part in making this knife truly special.
The Wusaki knives are made in a small factory in the north of Canton, which is the capital city of the Guangdong province in Western China. The good relationship between France and China allowed us to find a trustworthy partner with a family-size structure like ours. The manufacturing of Wusaki knives complies with the quality standards that are imposed by professionals of the industry in France. We are proud to propose reliable and high quality kitchen tools that meet the needs and expectations of our customers.
Maintenance: the blade must be hand washed and dried immediately with a soft cloth to prevent humidity traces on the steel. The handle must be always free of humidity, thus try to wet it as least a possible when washing the blade.