Masamoto VG Sujihiki 270mm (10.6")

Slicing 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 270 mm (10.6")
Thickness at spine 2 mm
Thickness at tip 0.8 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

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