The DP series knives from Tojiro are beautifully designed, rugged and easy to maintain. Made from VG10 Stainless Steel central core with a western style eco-wood handle. Eco-wood is made with recycled wood dust, wood chips and silicone This type of handle is very rugged and virtually indestructible. The handle is fixed to the tang with three rivets for strength and durability.
The quality-to-price ratio makes these knives a perfect introduction to Japanese knives.