Misono Molybdenum Yo Deba 165mm (6.5")

Butchery Knife

Misono Molybdenum

Crafted in Seki, Japan, the steel in this line is a molybdenum vanadium stain resistant blend. Incorporating Misono’s craftsmanship and attention to detail, these knives are well balanced, hold a great edge and are easy to re-sharpen. Pressed wood handles, full tang construction and stain resistance round out the package on this popular line. If you are just starting out with Japanese knives, this line is a fantastic place to start.


Handle material Wood composite
Blade length 165 mm (6.5")
Thickness at spine 4.3 mm
Thickness at tip 1.3 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 56-58

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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Akira-Saku Blue #2 Funayuki 210mm
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Butchery Knife
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