KAJIBE KUROUCHI SANOTKU KNIFE CHESTNUT TREE HANDLE 165MM
This traditional Santoku knife is hammer forged in Sanjo, Nigata prefecture by Ishikawa Hamono; Nigata is an area renowned for handcrafted tools and knives. The blade is composed of Shirogami 2 clad with soft iron, Shirogami is the purest traditional cutlery steel used in Japan and capable of extreme sharpness whilst having good edge retention. This kind of rustic carbon steel knife is a joy to sharpen using waterstones but does require careful maintenance as it is a reactive metal so the knife must be regularly wiped and dried during used and should be oiled before being stored.
Edge Angle: Double- edged
Blade Length: 165mm
Total Length: 318mm
Blade Material: Shirogami 2 / White Carbon Steel 2 Clad with soft iron
Handle Material: Chestnut Tree Wood
Saya/ Sheath: Not included
Not Rust Resistant * Please dry thoroughly to avoid rust!!
Due to the thinness of the Shirogami Carbon steel blade extreme care must be