Masamoto VG Petty 150mm (5.9")

Utility Knife

Masamoto VG Line

Masamoto’s VG knives are made from Hyper Molybdenum Vanadium steel and were 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 black Duracon resin handles are hygienic and comfortable in the hand and these knives have a great light yet balanced feel.


Handle material Duracon Resin
Blade length 150 mm (5.9")
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