Not a classic looker but the performance is simply world class. For this knife you are paying for the blade. It's built for outstanding performance and durability, can't say fairer than that.
The blade on this Santoku style knife is one of the best in the business. The handle is made from the same super grip material used for special forces combat knives. This knife is all about performance rather than relying on good looks. Fallkniven have a history of pushing knife technology that shows in this great light weight knife that is a joy to use and comfy to hold.
At a glance
We have personally tested and reviewed this knife to give you an honest and personal opinion about it and this is how it rates.
The technical bits
- Blade length 175 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length 305 mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade height 47 mm Heel to spine
- Blade Material VG10 cutting edge, laminated in Stainless
- Hardness 59 HRC
- Style Western
- Handle Style Western
- Tang Style Half
- Left or right handed Both
- Type Santoku
Our aim is to measure everything as accurately as possible but some specifications (such as hardness for example) are provided by the manufacturer and therefore should be used as a guide only.
What You Get
Like the knife, the packaging will win no beauty competitions but you get a sturdy white box with a HUGE Fallkniven logo all over it. Inside your knife blade is teasingly hidden/covered by a card board sleeve.
What is a Santoku knife?
Looking like a small chef's knife, the Santoku (san-too-koo) is a Japanese knife used for chopping vegetables and meats. It's possible it might become your new favourite knife.
You can read more about Santoku knives if we've got you interested in them.