Sakai Takayuki Kurokage Hammered VG-10 Kengata Santoku 160mm (6.3") Non-Stick Coating, Wa-handle
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- Style : Kengata Santoku
- Length : 160mm (6.3")
- Weight : oz (g)
- Special Feature : Hammered, Fluororesin non-stick coating, 33 layer damascus
- Blade Steel Type : VG 10 Steel
- Handle material : Octagonal Wenge Wood and Buffalo Horn Ferrule
- HRC : 60
- Bevel Angle Ratio : 60/40
- Cover : Not included
Blade & Handle
This line of knives features a beautiful hammered, non-stick-coated blade. The fluororesin coating is made for a hygienic purpose and creates exceptional food release.. The core steel of VG-10 is heat-treated to 60 HRC for excellent edge retention without sacrificing undue ductility and toughness. These knives are thin behind the edge with a 60/40 grind that helps facilitate delicate, precise cuts and minimize wedging in harder foods like daikon and carrots. We recommend these to anyone looking for high-performance geometry in a great-looking knife with better toughness and ease of sharpening compared to harder powdered steels.
Each knife is carefully finished by the craftsmen of Sakai Takayuki so you can rest assured that the knife will perform right out of the box.
Kengata Santoku Knife
This double-bevel edged kengata style Santoku is a cross between a Nakiri and Gyuto, originally intended for the home cook. It is a multipurpose knife that can be used for cutting meat, fish, vegetables and fruit.