How can I prevent my knife getting rusty after each use?

Posted on July 18, 2016 by Hiro Nakamura | 0 comments

I sometimes get question from customers that the knife starts get rusty right after using them and wondering if it is normal to getting rusty so easily.

Answer for the question is that the traditional Japanese carbon steels such as Blue Steel and White Steel are really easy getting to rusty although cutting performance is one of the best.

You can prevent getting the knife rusty by wiping with it every time you use it. After you finishing day work then you may use any type of oil on the kitchen paper, and wipe knife gently. I know it is troublesome to do so but this is a standard way to get rust from your knife.

If you are type of the person who are not worrying about getting rusty I suggest to get like VG10, R2 ,Silver No 3,  or any stainless resistance steel, so that you don’t worry about it.

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