Masutani Hamono - VG1

A classic looking range combining a hammer finish with a Western handle and a fit and finish worthy of knives in higher price ranges. The VG1 is a real bargain.

Made in Echizen - Japan, The VG1 range from Masutani-san is a great value knife forged from VG1 steel with a stain resistant cladding and a striking hammer finish and Western style pakkawood handle. Masatani-san is known as an excellent sharpener and his knives have an excellent edge and finish for their price point.

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Why buy this range

Some of the best value knives around. For the price you get a lot of knife for your money!

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Cutting Edge Knives is a family run business established in 2011 and based in the picturesque town of Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. We love the history and craftsmanship that goes into making Japanese chef knives and accessories and the excitement and enjoyment you experience when using a truly sharp knife in the kitchen.

Over many years we've helped thousands of happy customers find their dream knife and look forward to helping you too.

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