Masamoto Sohonten Molybdenum Sujihiki

$149.00
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SKU: HMA-MOSU-240
Size: 9.4" (240 mm)
Note: Contact customer service, cs@korin.com, for left-handed knives
Out of Stock Until: End of September (Payment billed when shipped)

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Features

Style:Sujihiki

Steel Type:Stain-Resistant Steel

Steel Material:Molybdenum Stain Resistant Steel

Classification:

Saya Cover:Not Included

Knife Bevel:70/30

Handle Material:Composite Wood

Bolster Material:

HRC:57

About Masamoto Molybdenum
The Masamoto Molybdenum line provides high-quality, affordable knives under the trustworthy name of Masamoto. These Western-style knives are a pragmatic choice, as they are made of softer steel than Masamoto’s VG knives, making them easier to sharpen and maintain. The addition of molybdenum also helps to improve edge retention and makes the blade stain- and rust-resistant. Equipped with a comfortable, durable composite wood handle. This steel achieves a harmonious balance between sharpness and brittleness.
About Masamoto
Minosuke Matsuzawa, the founder of the Masamoto Sohonten Company started making knives in 1866. It was his dream that his family would come to be remembered as knife craftsmen throughout the generations. Now, five generations later, Matsuzawa’s vision has been realized and professionally crafted Masamoto knives have become widely regarded as the finest knives made for professional use.
Purpose of Sujihiki
The sujihiki is intended for slicing boneless protein. The short height of the blade creates less friction when slicing and the blade draws through fish and meat effortlessly. The sujihiki is often seen as the Western style equivalent of the traditional yanagi knife. 

Left-handed knives are available for this style. Please call customer service at 1-800-626-2172 to order.

General knife care tips and warnings

  • Never wash knives in the dishwasher
  • Stain-resistant knives are not stainless.
  • Improper care will result in rusting and chipping.
  • Please wipe knives dry after use to prevent rusting.
  • Western style knives sold at KORIN have significantly thinner blades than typical Western knives. Use of honing steels or sharpening machines may result in chipping.
  • We advice all customers to always use sharpening stones to sharpen or hone knives.

For more information, please check our pages on different types of sharpening stones or sharpening tips.