Tojiro Santoku Black Damascus 165mm (6.5")
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Tojiro Santoku Black Damascus is a unique-looking, high quality, multi-purpose kitchen knife. It features a slightly wider blade than the most common Santoku-shaped knives, therefore it will excel at cutting vegetables, but will also perform well with cutting smaller to medium sized pieces of meat and fish. The excellent VG-10 steel with the hardness of 61 HRC is clad into 62 layers of softer stainless steel. The blade is anodized black to highlight the black Damascus pattern which extends along the blade.
The blade extends into a traditional Japanese round handle made of chestnut wood, with an emphasized angle for a better grip, which makes it more suitable for right-handed users. Chestnut wood is corrosion resistant and used for railroad ties in Japan. Additionally, a fire surface treatment improves its water resistance.
From the Tojiro's Shippu Black Damascus series we currently also carry:
- TOJIRO GYUTO BLACK DAMASCUS 210MM (8.3")
- TOJIRO PETTY BLACK DAMASCUS 130MM (5.1")
- TOJIRO PETTY BLACK DAMASCUS 90MM (3.5")
Tojiro is one of the top 5 largest Japanese kitchen knife manufacturers. They are renowned across Japan and internationally for their top-quality knives for a reasonable price. Tojiro's focus on advanced technologies, together with their insatiable dedication for constant improvements of their knives and materials, makes Tojiro's knives a must-have in any kitchen. Tojiro's main focus? Sharpness!
A big bonus is their great team which we are always very eager to meet and talk to! 😊
|Hardness (HRC scale):||61|
|Overall length:||303mm (11.9")|
|Blade length:||165mm (6.5")|
|Spine thickness:||2.0mm (0.08")|
|Weight:||130g (4.6 oz)|
|Handle length:||125mm (4.9")|
|Handle type / wood:||Japanese / Chestnut|
Use & Care:
- Handwash in warm water and towel dry
- Use a sharpening stone (not a honing steel!) to sharpen your knife
- Do not cut frozen foods and meat bones
- Do not put the knife in a dishwasher
- Read our comprehensive guide on proper Maintenance of Kitchen Knives.
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