CY211 Japanese Usuba Kitchen Knife TC VG10 Damascus Steel 165mm – Zenpou [$130.00]

Knife TypeUsuba (Nakiri)
Blade SteelVG10 Damascus (Stainless)
HardnessAround 61 HRC
Double beveled edgeFor right and left-hand users
HandleMahogany Wood
Blade Length165mm (6.5inch)
Total Length285mm (11.2inch)
Weight188grs (6.63oz)
CountryMade in Japan

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Sharp and has resistance to oxidation, Zenpou Brand Nakiri(Usuba) knife.

From the best-selling series in our shop… Zen-pou hammered Damascus vg10 steel USUBA knife. Usuba is used mainly to cut vegetables, but the Damascus vg10 steel blade is very sharp, it has enough sharpness to cut meat and fish also.

  1. Blade  : VG10 steel (product of Takefu steel Co., Ltd.) is one of the best steels for Japanese knife. (1)Very hard and sharp , (2)superior edge retention (3)and has oxidation resistance. HRC = 61, Chromium =15%-16%. And the VG10 steel cutting edge is integrated into 32 layers damascus steel.
  2. Tsuba : This part is called Tsuba. There is no space between the blade and handle. So keep clean, and prevents corruption. Almost high-class kitchen knife has Tsuba.
  3. Handle :  Made of Mahogany Wood


  • Keep clean and dry after use.
  • Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
  • Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.