Light as a feather and with a distinctive carbon blade this knife is a delight to use as well as to look at.
*This is a repaired santoku that has had a few little chips taken out and a new edge, it's fully sharpened and ready to go. Please note, the first two images are of the knife itself, the third image is the standard stock shot*
The Santoku blade shape will be new to a lot of Westerners but once you've used it you'll see that it make a lot of sense. Santoku literally translates to "3 uses" (slicing, dicing and mincing) which makes it a perfect all round choice and an essential in any kitchen.
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 170 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length 313 mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width 4 mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height 46 mm Heel to spine
- Total weight 122 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
Given the one-off nature of seconds the packaging may vary in type and condition but we will include detail for each knife and of course as with all our knives we'll include the normal plasters and care tips card for you.
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.