This is an absolutely beautiful santoku, the sakura handle combined with the fit and finish of the polished ginsan steel pairs to make a truly wonderful knife that would take pride of place in any kitchen.
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- Blade Length: 171mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 317mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade Thickness: 2.4mm (Measured level with heel)
- Blade Height: 45.5mm (Heel to spine)
- Total Weight: 141 grams
- Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
- Steel Type - Core: Ginsanko Stainless
- Left or Right handed: Either
- Hardness: 61-62 (HRC)
- Handle Style: Japanese
- Handle Material: Octagonal sakura cherrywood or walnut with black bolster
Product SKU: 9803
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Yamatsuka-san is one of a fairly small number of Sakai blacksmiths who choose to work with ginsan steel his knives are beautifully made and the finishing grind and sharpening from Maruyama-san ensure each one is of an exceptional quality.