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 160 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length 311 mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width 2.2 mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height 43 mm Heel to spine
- Total weight 117 grams
- Blade Material VG10 cutting edge, laminated in Stainless
- Hardness 61 HRC
- Style Japanese
- Handle Style Western
- Tang Style Full
- 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
You knife comes in a protective card presentation box that you can use to store it if you don't have a knife rack and the blade is additionally protected with a plastic 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.
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