The Shogun Series 4.5” Mini Cleaver offers impressive control and powerful performance, all wrapped up into one stylishly compact package. Engineered from high-quality Japanese AUS-10V super steel, and hand sharpened to an acute 8-10 degrees, the Shogun Series Mini cleaver boasts exceptional edge retention, taking you further, longer. Featuring a moderately sized blade with ample height, this mini-cleaver excels at chopping, mincing and slicing an array of ingredients. As a hybrid between a full-sized cleaver and multi-purpose utility knife, this versatile tool will surprise you with its many uses. From portioning fish, slicing cured meats and cheeses, to dicing fruits and vegetables, don’t underestimate this pint-sized kitchen work-horse. Use the wide-blade to scoop and transfer chopped foods, while the added weight assists the knife in easily dropping through foods. The Shogun Series Mini cleaver is a fun and versatile addition to any chef’s arsenal.
Painstakingly crafted over 60 days using the highest quality materials, the Shogun Series of knives are both razor-sharp kitchen powerhouses and artistic statement in premium design and workmanship.
The Shogun Series blade is precision forged from a single piece of ultra premium Japanese high-carbon AUS-10V steel with 67-alternating layers of SUS410 damasucs cladding for stain-resistance and durability. Precise cryogenic tempering with liquid nitrogen increases the steel's crystalline structure, enhancing strength, flexibility and hardness.
Hand-polishing reveals a magnificent visual pattern, Dalstrong’s‘Tsunami Rose’. The super-steel core possesses extra high carbon levels, allowing for scalpel-like sharpness with exceptionally long lasting edge retention. Each knife is hand-finished in the Honbazuke 3-step method, creating a beautiful mirror polished edge at a staggeringly acute 8-10 degrees.
Beautifully engraved into the blade near the bolster is the Dalstrong lionhead logo for further refinement.
The Shogun Series handle is meticulously constructed of G-10 Garolite, an incredibly strong military-grade inert and non-porous fiberglass-like material. It is highly impervious to both heat and moisture with life-long durability. The carefully engineered ergonomic handle is designed for superior hand control and comfort. while simultaneously being stabilized with an engraved end-cap for agile performance. To further enhance the beauty, an intricate copper mosaic pin adorns the center rivet.
A premium -quality polymer Dalstrong PerfectFit saya (sheath) with embossed Dalstrong logo and pin is included with the set to ensure your blade is carefully protected.