Yoshihiro 440C Stainless Steel 16 Layers Hammered Damascus Santoku Multipurpose Knife Shitan Handle

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This Yoshihiro 440C stainless steel 16 Layers Hammered Damascus Santoku Knife, known for its high carbon content and martensitic structure. This results in superior strength, moderate resistance to corrosion, and impressive hardness and durability.

Our 440C Hammered Damascus Santoku Knife is forged with 16 layers of steel in the Damascus tradition with a 440C Core, this knife is complimented with a traditional Japanese style handcrafted Octagonal Shitan Rosewood Handle.

The most versatile and one of the most popular knives that a cook can have today is a Japanese all purpose chef's knife known as a Santoku knife. Santoku is Japanese for three virtues referring to the shape of the blade which comprises aspects of the traditional vegetable knife , Usuba, and Gyuto in one knife making it a favorite among chefs and cooks everywhere. Preparing delicious meals starts with taking wholesome ingredients and using the best tools such as a high quality chefs knife to make every meal into something special.

From dicing, slicing, and chopping fresh produce from a farmers market to carving a roast chicken straight from the oven, even the simplest tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional. The Santoku is a all purpose knife with a round tip. The blade is shorter and thinner, making it perfect for home cooking. Santoku literally means three virtues, and can be used for meat, fish, and vegetables.

Traditional Japanese knife making values a sharp edge, which requires attention and care. Sharpening and honing should be done with only water whetstones. Hand wash and dry only, and do so immediately if working with acidic ingredients. Do not use on objects such as bones, nutshells, and frozen foods.

Hand wash only and sharpen on quality whetstones. Comes ready to use out of the box. 100% handcrafted in Japan. Not mass produced.


HRC 60 Handle Material Rosewood
Grade 16 Layer Hammered Damascus Bolster Material Ebony
Stain Resistant Yes Handle Shape Octagonal
Blade Material 440C Stainless Steel Saya Cover Optional
Edge Angle Double Edged

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