The Shun Classic Santoku Knife with a beautiful ashwood-coloured handle is a traditional Japanese styled, all purpose knife. The straight blade makes this knife perfect for chopping.
A santoku is a Japanese all-purpose kitchen knife. Like a chefs knife, the santoku is used for just about every cutting job in the kitchen. The name means “three virtues.” Depending on who you ask, the name refers either to the three types of foods it works well with—vegetables, proteins, and fruit—or for the three types of cuts at which it excels—slicing, dicing, and chopping.
- Cutting Edge: Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade
- Steel: Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core, 34 layers each side (69 total including core) stainless steel Damascus cladding
- Hardness: 60 HRC
- Blade Length: 23cm
- Handle: D-shaped ashwood coloured PakkaWood®
- Origin: Handcrafted in Japan