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Polychrome Maple - 6in (150mm) Damascus Petty Culinary Knife

"Polychrome Maple” 6in (150mm) Damascus petty knife. This elegant petty knife possesses all of the best of the Fall season: small, reflective maple leaves populate the handle toward the bolster, capturing the greens, golds, reds, and oranges that characterize the peak leaf-watching season.⁠ Each leaf glistens as the angle of the knife turns. The beautifully cross-hatched tang of the Damascus blade juts gracefully into the sheer clarity of the handle toward the butt. Includes the dazzling maple tree-engraved saya shown.⁠

The blade is made from VG10 core hardened to 60 HRC. Multiple layers of stainless are forged on both sides of the blade that protect the core and result in the damascus layer pattern. VG10 is a high hardness stainless that doesn’t require the maintenance or care of a carbon steel. VG10 blades should be sharpened with a water stone, synthetic stone, or diamond. Do not use a honing steel on this blade. The edge angle is sharpened to 17 degrees and then stropped to a super sharp finish. The blade is 6” (150 mm) long, with a convex surface grind.⠀

Features:

  • Blade Style: Petty
  • Edge Finish: Slight curve for chopping and slicing
  • Blade Grind: Double bevel
  • Grind Angle: 17 Degrees
  • Blade Face: Convex grind
  • Handle Style: Wa Octagonal
  • Tang: Tapered stick tang, epoxied in

Materials:

  • Blade Material: VG-10 core with multilayer stainless cladding
  • Blade Pattern: Damascus 
  • Blade Hardness: 59-60 HRC at VG-10 core. Stainless cladding is softer.
  • Handle Material: Resin

Dimensions:

  • Blade Cutting Length: 6 inches (150 mm)
  • Overall Length: 11 inches (275 mm)
  • Handle Width: ~ 1in (25.4 mm)
  • Blade Height (Max):  ~ 1.14 inches (29 mm)
  • Blade Thickness at spine (Max): 0.079 inches (2 mm)

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