170mm SANTOKU #193
170mm Santoku - A classic all round Japanese style knife for the home user. Santoku means 'three virtues' or uses - veg/fish/meat.
This is a solid workhorse blade.
Low carbon cladding - laminated in-house
Aogami (blue paper) no.2 carbon steel core for a 'san-mai' (three layer) blade. Aogami 2 is a really great cutlery steel alloyed with around 1.5% added tungsten, enabling extra hardness and toughness. We do like the contrast we get between the cladding and core steel with this combination of materials.
Handle in ancient oak from a 16th century Sussex barn and 5000 year old Fenland bog oak - 130mm