Masamoto VG Petty 120mm (4.7")

Utility Knife

Masamoto VG Line 


Masamoto’s VG series is made from Hyper Molybdenum Vanadium steel and was rated #1 Hybrid Chef’s Knife by Cook’s Illustrated Magazine in a survey of top brands. These knives have excellent edge retention and combine the sharpness of carbon steel with rust resistance. The comfortable Duracon resin handles are anti-bacterial and these knives have a light and balanced feel.



Handle material Duracon Resin
Blade length 120 mm (4.7")
Thickness at spine 1.8 mm
Thickness at tip 0.7 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 59

Use & Care

  • Handwash in warm water and towel dry
  • Do not cut frozen foods
  • Use a sharpening stone, not a honing steel, to re-sharpen your knife. 

Works Well With

Akira-Saku Blue #2 Funayuki 180mm
Akira-Saku Blue #2 Funayuki 210mm
Chubo Knives
Akira-Saku Blue #2 Ko-bocho 120mm
Chubo Knives
Akira-Saku Blue #2 Petty 150mm