Masakage Kiri Santoku 165mm

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 Kiri -Masakage’s Kiri (mist) line are hand-forged from VG-10, a high carbon, stainless steel created for knife making and then laminated with 49-layer Damascus. Truly useable art! Paired with an oval handle made of white magnolia and red pakka, the balance and overall feel is something that a serious cook craves.
VG-10 is steel designed to make knives; it brings sharpness, toughness and stain resistance together in the best combination possible. You’ll never see your food discolour or have to pick up a rusty knife.

Knife Shape Santoku
Blade Length 165mm
Blade Height 46mm
Spine Thickness at Heel 2.4mm
Weight 128g
Steel Type VG10 Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness 60-62
Edge/Bevel Double (50/50)
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle, Oval Magnolia wood handle with pakka wood collar
Blacksmith Yoshimi Kato
Knife Line Masakage Kiri
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