Takamura Hamono VG10 Tsuchime Santoku

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An impressively thin profile santoku from Terukazu Takamura. It's a delight to cut with and the subtle black pakka wood Western handle combines to make a light and nimble knife that's going to make short work of a lot of food prep!

First Impressions

You only need to look at the profile of the knife to see it's exceptionally sharp right out of the box and just a few cuts will have you looking for more food to prep! 

Beauty

The tsuchime finish is qiute subtle but still eye catching and tapers off into a well polished edge and is paired with a classy full tang black pakka wood handle.

In Hand

The Western handle shape is just right, light and nimble in hand it's very comfortable and the fit and finish around the integrated bolster are of a high standard.

Durability

Takamura knives are highly regarded for their edge retention and the laser grind and the VG10 version of this knife will provide a good balance between care and durability.

Ease of Care

VG10 is easy to sharpen, stainless and easy to look after so follow our normal care instructions and this is a knife that's ready to go.

Our Verdict

This is a knife you need to add to your basket right now. 

Takamura knives are fantastically made, finished beautufilly and offer an impressively thin profile and level of sharpness out of the box that you'd expect to pay a lot more for so when it comes to value, there are few better.

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Product details

  • Blade Length: 172mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
  • Total Length: 295mm (Blade + Handle)
  • Blade Thickness: 1.8mm (Measured level with heel)
  • Blade Height: 46.3mm (Heel to spine)
  • Total Weight: 154 grams
  • Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
  • Steel Type - Core: VG10
  • Left or Right handed: Either
  • Hardness: 61-62 (HRC)
  • Handle Style: Western
  • Handle Material: Black pakka wood

Product SKU: 10904

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.

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Blacksmith Profile

Terukazu Takamura

Based in Takefu Village in Echizen and led by 3rd generation blacksmith Terukazu Takamura, Takamura Hamono have a fine repution for the quality and finish of their blades.

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