Miscellaneous One offs Yu Kurosaki Fujin Santoku

Another beauty from Yu Kurosaki, these are so difficult to get hold of so grab one whilst you can!

This santoku is made from VG10 with an octagonal rosewood handle with black pakka bolster.

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 169 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
  • Total length 316 mm (Blade + Handle)
  • Blade width 4 mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
  • Blade height 47 mm Heel to spine
  • Total weight 134 grams
  • 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

Depending on the knife and blacksmith the packaging may vary so check on the knife you're buying and we'll try and include a photo or description of everything that comes with it. Rest assured, as with all our knives, we'll still send out some plasters and a knife care tips card with your purchase.

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.              

Still need some advice choosing the right knife?

We want you to be happy that you're buying the right knife for your cooking needs so if you're not sure what you need, here are some useful places to start.