Ginsan-Ko steel is forged by our master artisans to create traditional Japanese knives of the highest quality that can provide peace of mind in high paced work environment. It uses traditional methods of craftsmanship blended with modern metallurgy. It is a breakthrough in the incorporation of high carbon steel and stain resistant metallic elements. With a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 61, it offers exceptional sharpness and edge retention with stainless steel properties for a peace of mind in a high- paced work environment.
The Santoku is an 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. It is the most versatile and one of the most popular chef knives that a cook can have. 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 Ginsan-Ko High Carbon Stain Resistant Western Style Santoku Knife is complimented with a High Carbon Stain Resistant bolster with a handcrafted pakkawood handle for a durable yet comfortable grip. This knife comes with a lacquered magnolia wood saya cover, which is easy to clean and resistant to stain and odor. Hand wash with mild cleanser; NSF Approved; Handmade by skilled tradesmen in Japan.