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                                  Pro J Series

  After yers of research for the ultimate performance kitchen knives in functional materials and design, Mr. Kawamura of Kanetsugu has just released the innovative line of Pro J Series.

  Hammer Forged Tsuchime Blade has cladding blade construction. Blade core is made of special high grade Cobalt steel called ZA-18 from Aichi Steel Company, sandwiched with AUS-2 stainless steel. This is the first kitchen knife to use this new formula steel of ZA-18, so we are excited to introduce and add this new line.

  Mr. Kawamura explains Aichi Steel Company has recently developed this ZA-18 to compete or even outperform VG-10. It is heat treated and then ice hardened (Sub-Zero quench) to the Rockwell hardness of HRc. 60-61. The Chemical Composition of ZA-18 is similar to the VG-10, but contains higher Carbon (1.20 vs. 1.05), Chromium (18.0 vs. 15.5), Molybdenum (1.50 vs. 1.20) and Cobalt (1.80 vs. 1.5) for added hardness, durability and rust-resistance. In fact, before Mr. Kawamura decides to use this steel for Pro J Series, he has tested it many times and proved it's incredible cutting performance and potential.

  The Hammer Forged Tsuchime dimples come in random sizes and shapes to make not only for unique and different looks, but also prevent from sticking in slicing foods and vegetables. The edge geometry is their famous Hamaguri-ba for outstanding sharpness and longer edge retention.

  Japanese technology of the cladding blade construction also has many advantages in the durability and maintenance, because the AUS-2 outer steel protects the core steel, and makes the blade extra strong to bending and breaking for the different hardness steel layers.

  The handle is made of Black-Pakkawood handle, comes with nice accent of red color micro fiber spacer and stainless steel bolster. It is ergonomically designed with slightly slanted bolster forge welded into the tang and full tang hand rounded handle slab to fit with your hand.

  We are so happy to be able to expand Kanetsugu selections, because we know there are numbers of big fans who respect the craftsmanship and enjoy the cutting performance of  Kanetsugu knives. New Line, Pro J Series also come with Kanetsugu Original Hamaguri-ba (Convex) edge geometry. which was the secret of Pro M, Pro S knife’s cutting performance. Actually Mr. Kawamura has more confidence for the sharpness and cutting performance of Pro J Knives with the new and great Cobalt Steel ZA-18, a totally new experience in cutting performance.

  Total 6 kinds of superb cutting performance and unique design, yet practical knives are now available !!

 Edge Shape              Information For Left Hander

              

            Double Bevel Edge 50/50               

        

  All models are suitable for both Right Hander and Left Hander.   



About Knife Dimensions (Where we measure for the knife ?)


 Pro J Petty

PJ-01  Petty 120mm
(4.7 inch)
Cutting edge length: 120mm Total Length: 230mm  Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 25mm
Handle Length:105mm
Total Weight: 84g

 

$75.00

         

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PJ-02 Petty 150mm
(5.9 inch)
Cutting edge length: 150mm Total Length: 260mm  Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 30mm
Handle Length:105mm
Total Weight: 98g

 

  $80.00

         

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 Pro J Santoku
PJ-03 Santoku 170mm
(6.6 inch)
Cutting edge length: 170mm Total Length: 305mm  Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 45mm
Handle Length:125mm
Total Weight: 200g

  

$125.00

     

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 Pro J Gyuto
PJ-04 Gyuto 200mm
(7.8 inch)
Cutting edge length: 200mm Total Length: 330mm  Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 45mm
Handle Length:125mm
Total Weight: 196g

 

$135.00

          

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 PJ-05 Gyuto 230mm
(9 inch)
Cutting edge length: 230mm Total Length: 365mm  Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 49mm
Handle Length:125mm
Total Weight: 218g

 

$145.00

       

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    Pro J Sujihiki
PJ-06 Slicer 210mm
(8.2 inch)
Cutting edge length: 210mm Total Length: 340mm  Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 35mm
Handle Length:125mm
Total Weight: 176g

 

$120.00

       

Available Now
 
 
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