KIKUMITSU Santoku Tsuchime Stainless Steel 170mm

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KIKUMITSU Santoku Tsuchime Stainless Steel 170mm
Multipurpose knife from KIKUMITSU.  Santoku is a name for this type of  all rounder short stubby knife with wider blade.
It is a great shape and size for home use and for use during service in busy professional kitchens. The blade has unique, beautiful hammered finish that prevents ingredients from sticking to the blade. The core VG1 stainless steel is cladded to give strength to the edge. Tapered edge is perfect for shredding, slicing, and dicing vegetables, meat and fish.

KIKUMITSU is a small artisan knife maker from Chiba, just an hour or so east of Tokyo by train. They pride themselves by forging knives using traditional methods and skills that was used for sword making in the past. Their handcrafted knives are well balanced, easy to maintain and most importantly stay sharp.
Each knife is hand sharpened and edge mirror polished before being despatched.  Mirror polished edge is surprisingly sharp and blade stays sharp for long time.
Total length 295mm
Blade length 170mm
Weight 135g
Blade width 46mm
Blade thickness 2mm
Blade V Gold 1 Clad 
Handle Mahogany
HRC 61-62

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  • 5

    Posted by Katrina on 28th Apr 2020

    This knife has made food prep so easy. It was a present for my partner and he absolutely loves it. Shipping was lightning fast and the customer service was amazing. This knife is such high quality and is a dream to work with.

  • 5
    Love this knife

    Posted by Danielle on 19th May 2017

    Has made cooking a delight. We LOVE our new knives from Santoku. Worth every cent.

  • 5
    not just a knife

    Posted by Unknown on 20th Sep 2014

    Not just a knife, but a beautiful instrument of surgical precision and quality.
    Will not disappoint.

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