Misono is one of the best kitchen knife makers in the world and their Molybdenum Steel Series are their most affordable range of knives. However, the quality and finish of these highly practical and functional knives is equal to that of Misono’s more expensive product lines. Indeed, Misono’s high standards of quality have not been compromised in the slightest.
The blade is made from AUS-8 (HRc. 57), a high carbon 13 Chrome Molybdenum stainless steel tMisono is one of the best kitchen knife makers in the world and their Molybdenum Steel Series are their most affordable range of knives. However, the quality and finish of these highly practhat has strong corrosion-resistance, great durability, high cutting performance and is easy to re-sharpen.
This knife features full tang construction, water-resistant black pakkawood (Resin impregnated wood composite) handle scales and stainless steel bolsters for extra durability and improved blade balance.
The 'Western Deba’ is essentially a Western-styled variation of the traditional Japanese Deba knife that has a double bevel edge. It has a thick, heavy, and durable blade that is specially designed for the butchery of poultry, fish, and crustaceans such as shrimp, lobster, and crab - tasks that are not suited to the relatively thin blades of most Japanese knives. The heel portion of the Western Deba is capable of cutting through the small bones and cartilage of poultry and, when used with the correct technique, can safely be used to remove and split open the legs and claws of crabs.
Knife Model: Misono Molybdenum Steel Series Western Deba
Blade Material: AUS-8 Molybdenum Vanadium Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 57
Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 70/30
Handle Material: Black Pakka Wood Handle with Stainless Steel Bolster
Saya Included: No.
Western Deba 165mm (6.4")
Cutting edge length: 168mm (5.9")
Total Length: 300mm (11.8")
Blade Thickness: 4mm (0.15")
Blade Width: 52mm (2.0")
Handle Length: 130mm (5.1")
Total Weight: 322g (11.3oz)
Western Deba 240mm (9.4")
Cutting edge length: 245mm (9.6")
Total Length: 380mm (14.9")
Blade Thickness: 4.3mm (0.16")
Blade Width: 58mm (2.2")
Handle Length: 122mm (4.8")
Total Weight: 420g (14.8oz)
Misono produces proper blade grind angle and edge geometry for left handed version at following additional cost from regular one. Misono also puts logo on opposite side of blade to identify the left handed version. Please allow 2 business days for the left handed Misono knives to deliver.
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Generally, Japanese kitchen knives are designed for right hand use with a slightly thicker and rounded grinding on the right side blade and a less rounded (almost straight flat) grinding on the left side blade. Misono produces 100% left handed version with suitable blade grind angle and edge geometry from the beginning process.
We believe quality and performance of Japanese knives are best in the world and hope you enjoy the fine craftsmanship and spirits from your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knife can be your special cooking partner for a long time.
This is the Stainless steel blade kitchen knife, which has good rust resistance for easy maintenance. However even stainless steel blade kitchen knife has rust situation if you leave it with wet condition.