Masashi Yamamoto


Masashi W2/S Nashiji 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.

Knife Shape Santoku
Blade Length 165mm
Steel Type
#2 Shirogami (White Carbon)
Rockwell Hardness 61:63
Handle Wa (Japanese) handle, Oval burnt Chestnut with black plastic collar
Blacksmith/Maker Masashi Yamamoto
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