Santoku AUS-10 Tsuchime Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 165mm
Santoku AUS-10 Tsuchime Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 165mm
Santoku AUS-10 Tsuchime Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 165mm
Santoku AUS-10 Tsuchime Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 165mm
Santoku AUS-10 Tsuchime Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 165mm
Santoku AUS-10 Tsuchime Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 165mm
Santoku AUS-10 Tsuchime Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 165mm
Santoku AUS-10 Tsuchime Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 165mm

Santoku AUS-10 Tsuchime Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 165mm

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The Santoku, which translates in to English as either “three-purpose" or “three virtues”, gained this name because it is well suited to cutting meat, fish, and vegetables. Santoku knives are often recommended as a multi-purpose kitchen knife for home cooks, and it is more commonly found in Japanese households than Gyuto knives.

Blade Material: AUS-10 Stainless

Blade Finish: Tsuchime Damascus

Blade Type: Double-edged

Blade Length: 165mm

Blade Thinckness:

Blade HRC: 60~61

Weight:

Handle: Dark-Blue Handle

Origin: Tosa City in Kochi prefecture

Availability Sheath: Yes (Choosing the fit sheath)

AUS-10 Stainless Steel
AUS-10 steel is one of the best steels used to make good-quality knives. It has good edge retention, toughness, hardness, corrosion resistance, and wear resistance.It is very easy to sharpen the knives made of AUS-10 stainless steel and they attain a very perfect edge. The sharpening of AUS-10A steel is easy and can be achieved through different sharpening materials.

The knife bears visible impressions of the hand-forging process (round hammer dents on the blade), which gives it a beautiful finish and also prevents food from sticking to the blade.

Damascus is a laminated steel knife made of several layers of different steel materials. The center of the blade is made of hard steel for sharpness, and both sides are covered with multiple soft steel materials. The multiple steels are metallurgically joined, not by plating or glue. The more the blade is forged, the more complex the ripples become, and the more beautiful the unique grain pattern becomes.

The handles on these knives are Octagonal Oak wood dye Japanese Lacquer (Urushi) that recalls the images of Japanese tradition.

The coating film of Urushi exudes a warm sense of intimacy when in contact with the skin that can almost be likened to the touch of an infant’s skin. With antibacterial and disinfectant properties, it is also provides an exceptional sense of security. urushi is a totally natural lacquer, and with use develops a distinct, deeply refined luster and texture which cannot be reproduced with chemically developed coating materials. This naturally fosters strong feelings of attachment and deference.

■Please do not use the knife in a twisting motion.
■Please use the correct knife when cutting bone, frozen or hard items.
■Please note that the images are of the sample products. Colour, weight, pattern and size can differ as each product is handmade.
■Please use a soft plastic or wooden cutting board to protect the blades edge.
■Please don't heat or cool rapidly as it may change the structure of the steel.
■Please don't hesitate to contact us for further enquiries.

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Product Features

Handmade Forging

With the traditional forging process, the molecules of the iron material are finely tuned, leading to the completion of a "living kitchen knife" that breathes.

Durability

The process of heating and forging each material for mold making is repeated three or four times to quickly shape the blade and create durability before the carbon is released from the steel causing it to lose its original strength.

Sharpness

The blade is the most important factor in achieving the best possible sharpness. It is polished in our own blade factory to produce uncompromising sharpness.

Handle

The highest priority is placed on sturdiness, a sense of luxury, and a shape that is easy to grip and does not cause fatigue even after long hours of use.

MaterialSharpnessRust-resistantHardness
Sharpening
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Blue steel #2
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Aogami Super
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