Damascus Knife Sets
Damascus Knives Presentation:
F.AQ's about our Kitchen Knives
Are Kenshi's Kitchen Knives made with real Damascus steel?
Yes, Kenshi Crew's knives are crafted using genuine Damascus steel. Our commitment to authenticity and quality ensures that each knife showcases the intricate and flowing patterns characteristic of true Damascus steel.
The layered composition is achieved through traditional forging techniques, resulting in a blade that is not only visually stunning but also exceptionally durable and sharp. We take pride in preserving the legacy of Damascus steel craftsmanship in every piece we offer.
Do we use VG10 steel ?
Yes, Kenshi Crew utilizes VG10 steel in the crafting of some of our premium knives.
VG10 is a high-carbon stainless steel known for its excellent edge retention, sharpness, and corrosion resistance. Favored by many top-tier knife makers, VG10 ensures that our knives are not only aesthetically pleasing but also perform exceptionally well in various culinary tasks.
By combining traditional Japanese craftsmanship with modern metallurgy, Kenshi Crew offers knives that embody the essence of the modern samurai lifestyle.
What is 10Cr15CoMoV Steel?
10Cr15CoMoV is a high-carbon stainless steel primarily used for making premium blades, especially kitchen knives.
What's in the name?
- 10 = Approximately 1.0% Carbon content.
- Cr = Chromium, with about 15% presence.
- Co = Cobalt.
- Mo = Molybdenum.
- V = Vanadium.
Why is it preferred for knives?
Thanks to its unique composition, 10Cr15CoMoV offers a great balance of sharpness, hardness, and durability, while also being rust-resistant.
What is 14Cr14MoVNb Steel?
14Cr14MoVNb is a type of stainless steel that is not as commonly used, as it's a Steve Cheng's Innovation.
Breaking Down the Name:
- 14 = Approximately 1.4% Carbon content, which dictates the hardness and edge retention of the blade.
- Cr = Chromium, with around 14% presence, contributing to its corrosion resistance.
- Mo = Molybdenum, enhancing the steel's strength and hardness.
- V = Vanadium, which refines grain structure, improving wear resistance.
- Nb = Niobium, often added to improve steel's toughness and reduce brittleness.
14Cr14MoVNb steel is used for good hardness, edge retention, and corrosion resistance due to its high chromium content.
The Molybdenum, Vanadium, and Niobium are added to provide additional strength, wear resistance, and toughness.
Unique Design by our Blacksmith!
Enjoy exclusive designs handcrafted by our master blacksmith, Steve Cheng! With a fusion of ancient techniques and modern artistry, Steve's creations are a testament to unparalleled craftsmanship and talent.
Every piece tells a story, a blend of tradition and innovation, making them not just tools but masterpieces.
Highest Kitchen Knife Performance
Steel Performance Test
67 Layer Damascus Steel with Vacuum Heat Treatment.
Hardness Stable at 60 ±2HRC.
Persistence of Sharpness.
What is Damascus Steel?
Damascus steel is a unique and historically significant type of steel known for its distinctive patterns resembling waves, whorls, or a combination of both
This metal doesn't just stand out for its beauty; it's also valued for its exceptional toughness, resistance to shattering, and ability to maintain a sharp edge.
How to tell if a Knife is Real Damascus?
Telling if a knife is genuine Damascus requires a keen eye and some basic knowledge. Real Damascus steel exhibits intricate and flowing patterns due to its layered composition, and these patterns are consistent throughout, even on the blade's edge.
One way to verify authenticity is by looking at the blade under a magnifier; genuine Damascus patterns are intricate and well-defined.
Beware of knives where the patterns seem superficial or painted on, as these are likely imitations. Also, quality Damascus steel will maintain its sharp edge longer.