Kaeru=Frog is JNS pro knives series, High carbon Stainless core SLD with soft stainless cladding , super easy to maintain in humid environment !
Made in Sanjo, Niigata this knives is very reasonable priced with very good fit and finish and wide bevel grind that is easier to thin and sharpen your knife without messing up the finish, top of the blade is finished with parallel lines witch is also easier for polish or wiping your knife.
Kaeru is also amazing for beginners with Japanese kitchen knives it will introduce higher hardness then western knives but still much easier to maintain and very chip resistant then full Carbon knives !
They come with original Ho wood D shape handle with Buffalo horn
Steel: Hitachi SLD clad with softer stainless
Handle: Ho wood D shape with buffalo horn
Handle Length- 145mm
Handle Width- 25mm
Hell to Tip Length- 270mm
Blade Height at Heel- 35mm
Width of Spine at Handle- 3,9mm
Width of Spine Above Heel-3,1mm
Width of Spine at Middle- 1,6mm
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip- 0,8mm
All knives JNS cary is handmade and made one by one, so they can vary in size and thickness. Unevenness in finish can occur.