Makoto Kurosaki SG2 Sakura Santoku 165mm

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This knife goes on sale for our
KNIFEWEAR SPRING GARAGE SALE
ON SALE May 17th to 24th AT 8AM MST
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Current prices reflect final sale prices

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 Makoto Kurosaki - Like his brother Yu, Makoto Kurosaki trained under Hiroshi Kato san in Takefu, and has become a skilled craftsman in his own right. Kurosaki-san is an expert sharpener and a knife “designer” of sorts. He works with local blacksmiths including Kato san, Ikeda san and his brother Yu Kurosaki obtain blades and select their design, sharpening and branding them himself.

Knife Shape Santoku
Blade Length 165mm
Steel Type
Rockwell Hardness 62:64
Handle Wa (Japanese) handle
Blacksmith/Maker Makoto Kurosaki