Masamoto Sohonten have been making knives for over 150 years and are considered to be the leading sushi knife manufacturer in Japan. The quality and fit and finish of their knives is top notch.
Made from Hyper Molybdenum Vanadium and finished with a Duracon western handle these knives are made specially for the western market.
This is your classic 'every day' knife, the santoku translates as '3 uses' slicing, dicing and mincing. If we were to recommend a type of knife for your first purchase the santoku would be it. Made in the classic santoku shape with a 180mm blade length it's long enough to handle the bigger jobs and if you pair it with the petty 120mm you would be pretty much set up for almost anything!
Please note this knife is sharpened to a 70/30 edge.
- Blade Length: 180mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 300mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width: 1.5mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height: 44mm (Heel to spine)
- Total weight: 167 grams
- Steel Type - Cutting edge: Stainless
- Left or Right handed: Either
- Hardness: 59 (HRC)
- Handle style: Western
Product SKU: 2554
Our aim is to measure and photograph all our products as accurately as possible but due to the handmade nature of many items, please be aware that there may be some variance in the measurements and that things such as blade and knife handle patterns can vary and presentation boxes may differ from those shown but we will always endeavour to provide the most accurate measurements, photos and descriptions of our products.
Some measurements such as HRC are provided by the manufacturer and should therefore be used as a guide.
Masamoto have been making knives for more than 150 years and are highly regarded for their history and skill passed down over 5 generations.