Steel Type: White Steel
Handle: Octagonal Magnolia Wood
Bolster Material: Water Buffalo Horn
Saya cover: Magnolia Wood
Honyaki knife is crazy sharp. The blade is forged from White carbon steel also known as Shirogami. Forged to a very hard Rockwell hardness of 64-65. Honyaki knife has extremely long edge retention and it is very sharp. This is some of the best Japanese knife.