We started to offer the Suien Chinese Cleaver over 10 years ago. Since then, the Suien Chinese Cleaver has been immediately recognized as a great product by our professional customers because of its fine cutting performance and affordable price range compared to other famous Chinese Cleavers made in Japan.
This is the new model of Suien Chinese Cleaver, its blade is made of high quality Japanese Stainless steel VG-10. VG-10 is a high performance stainless cutlery steel that is famous for its combination of very good edge sharpness, edge retention, and high corrosion resistance. HRC60 to 61.
Unique Texture of Mahogany Wooden Handle makes comfortable grip and well balance.
The Chinese Cleaver is a highly versatile general-purpose kitchen knife that can be used to slice, chop, mince, scrape, and even crush ingredients. The tall blade of the Chinese Cleaver enables it to be safely guided with the knuckles of your free hand when 'tap chopping’, ‘push cutting’, or ‘pull cutting’. This makes it possible to cut large fruit and vegetables, such as cabbages, easily and safely.
Knife Model: Suien VG-10 Chinese Cleaver
Blade Material: VG-10 Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 60 to 61
Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 70/30
Handle Material: Mahogany Wooden Handle
Saya Included: No.
Chinese Ceaver 220mm (8.6")
Blade length: 220mm
Blade Width: 107mm
Blade Thickness: 2.6mm Handle Length:102mm
Total Weight: 470g
Our craftsmen make suitable edge geometry for left handed version by hand sharpening process at US$10 extra. Please allow 3 to 6 days for the left handed version to deliver.
For your information, most of the Japanese Kitchen knives come originally with double bevel edge sharpened 70/30 (face side/back side) for Western style knives. This geometry came from Japanese Traditional knives with single bevel edge and Shinogi blade construction. This is one of the special features and reasons why Japanese knives have an excellent cutting performance.
However, this 70/30 edge geometry is designed for right hand use, so we have a service to modify it to 30/70 for left handed users with re-sharpening process by skilled craftsman.
We believe the quality and cutting performance of Japanese knives are the best in the world, and hope you enjoy fine craftsmanship and sharp edge with your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knife should be your special cooking partner for long times.
This is the Stainless steel blade kitchen knife that has a good rust resistance for easy maintenance. However, it may get rust, if kept in wet condition.
It is average with mixed feeling Fit and finish is excellent Stain-less is a good Balance is good Edge retention is average minus. Based on cleavers comparison: Tojiro DP, Sugimoto, Mizuno and CCK
Shame the bevel isn`t 50/50 (I think it`s 70/30). Very sharp OTB, and nothing like any other non-cleaver knife I have (even not my Takeda AS gyuto). Store also excellent. Fast shipping and very kind service.