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Are you looking for kitchen knives made from Japanese SK steel? Fortunately, you can find a fantastic range of products for sale at Kaz’s Knife and Kitchenware that will meet your needs and leave you feeling satisfied. We can provide you with a carbon steel Japanese chef knife that has better hardness and sharpness compared to stainless knives without costing more. Our premium quality Japanese steel knife is an economical yet no less effective choice for everyday cooks and professional chefs alike.

Is Carbon Steel Good for Knives?

Carbon steel is good for making harder and sharper knives that are more wear resistant, easier to resharpen, and able to hold their edge for longer, making it a popular choice for professional chefs.

What Type of Steel is Used in Japanese Knives?

High-end Japanese knives often use high-carbon steels because they can be forged to a high hardness and are easy to sharpen, making them the preferred choice for both amateur and professional chefs.

What is Japanese Carbon Steel?

Japanese carbon steel is a premium grade steel that contains a higher amount of carbon. Knives made from carbon steel are harder, maintain their sharpness and edge for longer, and have greater sharpening potential. On the downside, the hardness of carbon steel makes it more brittle and prone to chipping.

Is a Carbon Steel Knife Better than Stainless?

Carbon steel is considered superior to stainless steel because it’s harder, holds a sharper edge against tough regular use, and is generally more wear resistant. The only downside is that it can require more maintenance. Be sure to oil a carbon steel knife to prevent rust, rinse after use in salty or acidic conditions, and re-edge against a sharpening stone.

Buy a Carbon Steel Japanese Chef Knife Today

If you want a premium quality Japanese steel knife set for your kitchen, look no further than Kaz’s Knife and Kitchenware. Call us on (03) 9120 8902, send us an email, complete our enquiry form or make use of our live chat features to find out more about our amazing kitchenware products.