Masakage Yuki Santoku 165mm

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About the Shape - This is also a multi purpose knife, but with a slight vegetable bias. Santoku means 'Three Virtues' or 'To solve Three Problems'. The virtues or problems are slicing, dicing and mincing. Santoku is usually found in 160mm - 190mm lengths. These are more and more popular in Western kitchens due to the unique shape and smaller easy to handle size.

About Masakage Yuki - This line has been named Yuki (snow) due to the frosty Nashiji finish, paired with the white magnolia handle. The splash of red pakka gives it a feeling of drama, like the final scene of Kill Bill: Volume 1
Handmade with a hard Shirogami (white) carbon steel and clad in a softer stainless steel, the Yukis are a customer favourite. You get the superior edge retention, easy sharpening and a silky smooth cut of a carbon-steel blade, with only minor maintenance required on the edge of the knife. It’s a genius way to make a knife. Keep the edge dry and you'll be singing.

Knife Shape Santoku
Blade Length 165mm
Blade Height
Spine Thickness at Heel
Weight
Steel Type Shirogami #2 (White Carbon Steel)core with Stainless Steel Cladding
Rockwell Hardness 61-63
Edge/Bevel Double (50/50)
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle, Oval Magnolia wood handle with pakka wood collar
Blacksmith Yoshimi Kato
Knife Line Masakage Yuki
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