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VG-1 (also known as V Gold 1 steel) is a high Carbon (C) Molybdenum (Mo) stainless steel 

manufactured by Takefu Special Steel Co.,Ltd.It is not the same steel as VG-10.

VG-1 has a Carbon (C) content between 0.95-1.05 %, Chromium (Cr) content between 13.0-15.0 %, 

Molybdenum (Mo) content between 0.2-0.4 % and contains less than 0.25 % of Nickel (Ni). 

During forging, Mo and Cr form hard double carbide bonds, which help improve the abrasion and 

corrosion resistance of the steel. It is usually heat treated to reach hardness of 58-61.
This knife is around HRC-60.

This knife is for professional cooks,
It can be used by amateurs who love cooking.
Ideal for sushi parties at home.
It is available immediately after purchase.
You can sharpen both artificial and natural whetstones.

Wa-Gyuto VG1 Mono Steel 240mm with Special Handle MAHITROTU Brand

Recommended for Junior Chef or Amateurs who love cooking.
In stock

This product is limited to one item and will not be restocked.

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We try to capture images that represent the real product as much as possible. However, the actual product delivered may differ from the product image due to lighting. Please note this point.If you would like additional images, please contact us as they will be taken individually.


Brand New/unused
Rust prevention:
Rust prevention is unnecessary knife.
Brand Name:
Use applications:
Professional cooks are also available for general home cooking.
Country/Region of Brade:
Sakai / Osaka Pref./ Japan
Knife Type:
Constraction of Knives:
Double Edge (Bebvel)
Steel Name:
Forge Welding:
Honyaki (Mono Stailess)
Forging Method:
Die forging
HRC (Rockwell hardness):
Hamon (Wave) :
Wave unvisible
Cutting Blade Length (From tin to chin) :
approx 240mm
Total Knife Length (from tip to hip of handle) :
approx 405mm
Blade Height (Maxim point) :
approx 50mm
Thickness(Maxim point) :
approx 2.26mm
According to image
Handle Material:
Octagonal Stabilized Wood
Joining Handle:
Saya (Sheath):
Dominant hand:
Note of Use:
Since the blade can chip or break, do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or hard bones.
Since this knife is made from stainless,it will not rusty.
Household use


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Important Notice


Please confirm as following

*do not use the knife in a twisting motion.

*use the correct knife when cutting bone, frozen or hard items.

*note that the images are of the sample products. Colour, wight, pattern and size can differ as each product is handmade.

*use a soft plastic or wooden cutting board to protect the blades edge.

*don't heat or cool rapidly as it may change the structure of the steel.

*don't nesitate to cotact us for further enquiries.