The blade is made of carbon steel, so it rusts easily under certain conditions. Regular maintenance is required after each use.
The blade should be kept lightly oiled. It is not recommended to touch the blade with your hands, if you touch and use the blade, after use it is necessary to wipe the blade with a piece of soft dry cloth and evenly apply a layer of oil, especially after use. The oil that you can use for a light coating of the blade is paraffin oil for winemaking, oil for fine mechanics, clove oil, and you can also buy various maintenance products for knives and carbon steel blades in stores, but it is enough just to wipe the blade with a dry cloth and lightly coat it with oil .