Harukaze Damascus Santoku 165mm (6.5")
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This extraordinary and uncommon Damascus pattern is made by various techniques, including drilling into the steel to get these circular shapes. Every piece has a unique pattern, making every knife a one-of-a-kind. The handle has an octagonal shape and is made of rosewood with a maple ferrule. It can also be used if you are left-handed.
This santoku is manufactured at the smithy of Harukaze in Tosa, Japan.
The heart of the knife is made of SLD steel selected because systematic testing has proven its superior qualities, easy maintenance and long-lasting sharpness. The steel is laminated, meaning that the core is made of very strong steel and covered with an external layer of softer stainless steel. Such blade remains sharp for a very long time: its softer external layer makes it easier to sharpen, and it also protects the core steel from external factors.
Fun fact: Harukaze means "windy spring" in Japanese.
|Steel type:||SLD Steel|
|Hardness (HRC scale):||62|
|Overall length:||309mm (12.0")|
|Blade length:||165mm (6.5")|
|Spine thickness:||2.7mm (0.10")|
|Weight:||145g (5.11 oz)|
|Handle length:||127mm (5.0")|
|Handle type / wood:||Japanese / Rosewood/Maple|
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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