Santoku Knife 170mm (6.6") #7422

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The Santoku is the most popular knife in the Japanese home and considered to be an all rounder in the kitchen. The meaning of Santoku is the “three virtues” in Japanese and is a reference to its multi purpose and versatility. It can be used to prepare fish, chicken and most fruits and vegetables but is too small for large food items like watermelons and bigger cuts of meat. The Santoku is great as an alternative if you have a larger chef’s knife as most Santokus come in at around 165mm to 180mm its easy to handle and has a snubbed nose to it.

The Mirrored Damascus is a very high quality finish to a very stylish knife given you a polished pattern to the blade like no other in the range from Sakai Takayuki and no one knife will look the same due to the 45 layers running through each blade. The core of the knife is AUS 10 Alloy giving you good edge retention and  the ability to sharpen it back to its original razor sharp finish. The handle is pakka wood with steel rivets which has been made in a western style giving you comfort and a familiar hold.


Weight: 155g

Handle Material: Black Pakka Wood with Steel Rivets

Handle Length: 120mm (4.7")

Blade Length: 170mm (6.7")

Blade Depth: 46mm

Thickness at spine: 1.7mm

Thickness at tip: 0.3mm

Cutting Edge: Double 50/50

Blade Material: AUS10 Alloy core

Hardness (Rockwell scale): 60 - 61