Santoku Cooking Knife 170 mm
Cutting edge length:170 mm
Total Length:290 mm
Blade Thickness:3 mm
Blade Width:48 mm
Handle Length:120 mm
Total Weight:250 g(350 g including its package)
*This cooking knife is hand-made therefore each one has slightly different length.
SANTOKU knife (double-edged)
SANTOKU(三徳） knife is a double-edged knife and can be used for cutting any sorts of ingredients such as meats, vegetables, and fish. This type of knife is the most popular knife in most Japanese homes because of its facility.
There are two parts of this knife (straight edge and curved edge).The straight edge is suitable for cutting vegetables, and the tip of a curved side is ideal for push cutting meats. SANTOKU is said to be an all-purpose knife that borrows a good part from each type of knife. That means if you take a look at individual usage, you can find a more suited knife.
Other Types of Japanese Cooking Knives
Echizen Takehu, an edged tool-making company, developed this unique material called VG series.
It is stainless. However, the company used high-quality raw iron.
They add chrome, carbon, and cobalt to keep right balances between the materials in order not to get rusty as easily as Yasuki Hagane series, however still needs to be carefully maintained. HRC60 over