This Chuka Bocho (Japanese made Chinese Cleaver) is a special production run from Tojiro. Based on their regular (larger) F-921/922 model, but made smaller to a 7inch blade for easier handling. VG10 as core steel, clad by 13-chrome stainless steel, it has achieved both professional sharpness and easy maintenance. With a relatively high level of fit and finish, VG-10 core steel, the DP series offers one of the best , if not THE best value at this price range.
- Origin: Tsubame-Sanjo, Japan
- Brand: Tojiro
- Knife Type: Chuka Bocho
- Steel Type: VG10 Core / 13 Chrome Stainless Cladding
- Construction: San Mai
- Blade Finish: Polished
- Hardness Level: 59-60
- Blade Type: Double-edged Blade
- Blade Length: 180mm (7.1")
- Overall Length: 280mm
- Blade Height (at heel): 74mm
- Blade Thickness (above heel): 2.6mm
- Handle: Natural Wood
- Weight: 345g (12.16oz)
- Marking: Tojiro logo, "DP | Made in Japan"
About Tojiro 藤次郎
Tojiro is the leading knife manufacturer in Tsubame-Sanjo, an area with a few centuries of knife making tradition. The finish and quantity of their products are quite remarkable despite being very affordable. Established over 50 years ago, Tojiro combine modern technologies and traditional craftsman methodologies, and is a pioneer of stainless steel knives in Japan. Their philosophy is to improve efficiency with machines while respecting traditions when it comes to quality and finish.
Wash and dry with soft sponge, and safely store after use. Avoid cutting into bones, frozen foods, hard fruit pits.