Developed specifically for Chef Knives To Goís Kohetsu line of knives, this 170mm SLD santoku brings excellent craftsmanship together with first rate cutlery steel to deliver a knife with excellent performance and a very competitive price. The knife is clad construction with an SLD tool steel core and stainless steel cladding. While technically not considered a stainless steel, SLD is very stain resistant and together with the fully stainless cladding layer make upkeep on these knives is very easy.
The SLD core steel is well regarded for taking an excellent edge easily and holding that edge well. The core is hardened to 61-62 HRC which balances acute edge taking with a high level of toughness. The knife is well crafted with a unique lattice work aesthetic and a polished finish. The walnut handle is octagonal shaped with a black pakka wood ferrule newly updated as of 1-12-2017.
Location: Sanjo City, Japan
Construction: San Mai
Core Steel: SLD Stainless Steel
Handle: Walnut Octagonal
Ferrule: Black Pakka Wood
Weight: 4.8 ounces
Blade Length: 170 mm (6.75")
Overall Length: 305 mm (12")
Thickness at Heel: 3.5 mm
Blade Height: 49.0 mm
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