Chroma Haiku Damascus: 10 1/4 Bread Knife HD08 Bread knives are a type of serrated knife, though unlike other serrated knives they are often simply called a Serrated Knife. Bread knives are usually between 6 and 10 inches, with 8 inches being a common length. The serrations on the blade make it ideal for cutting bread (and other things that are hard on the outside and soft on the inside). Haiku Damascus knives made of V-Gold N0. 10 Stainle Steel V-Gold No 10 is a high carbon stainless steel with cobalt, manganese, molybdenum and vanadium added for Durability. Haiku Damascus knives are 33 layers of stainless steel, only center layer acts as the cutting edge. The layers of the Haiku Damascus knives are repeatedly folded together with different types of stainless steel forge welding until you have 16 thin alternating layers. These layers are forge welded to both sides of the V-Gold No 10 core. Haiku Damascus knives do not have a bolster they have a full tang and the handles are made from Honoki Wood. The handle takes the shape of your hand after longtime use. Handle and blade are joined with the 8220mekugi8221 bamboo pin inserted from the side. This is the ancient process used for the Samurai sword. Haiku Damascus knives are manufactured by Sumikama in Japan. Look for the sign of the Falcon for the Haiku quality. Special tempering is used and is a closely guarded secret.
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