Mac Cutlery Professional Series
For 40 years, this company has sold superior quality cutting tools in Japan. Now their "Professional Series" knives are available here. These superb tools are made from a high carbon, stain resistant steel forged to 60 Rockwell (a hardness rating that assures edge sharpness and good re-sharpening quality). Forged bolsters and riveted water repellant wood handles are joined by hand. These knives are extremely sharp.