Matsutani VG1 Nakiri
steel: VG1 stainless steel
Blade Height:45 mm
Western pakka wood handle
Matsutani is a knife maker from Takefu Knife village making knives from VG1 and VG10 steel.
This Nakiri is made from VG1 which is closely related to VG10 with the same stainless qualities, carbon content but toned down a little on other alloying components.
The knives are very nicely finished for the value with its dark brown handles and hammer pattern look.
Nakiri knives are chopping style vegetable knives.