The santoku style knife is designed for versatility and convenience. This 165mm santoku from the Kanehiro Ginsan line is crafted by Hiroshi Kato, a master blacksmith with over 50 years of experience. The knife features carefree, all stainless construction, the keen edge taking of Hitachiís Ginsan steel, an attractive nashiji (pear skin) finish, and a high performing grind. As a handmade knife, each example will vary somewhat from the posted specifications.
Blacksmith: Yoshimi Kato
Location: Echizen Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Core Steel: Ginsan (G-3)
Cladding: Stainless Nashiji
Handle: Cherry Octagonal
Ferrule: Black Pakka Wood
Engraving: Hand Engraved
Edge: Even Grind: See Choil Shot
Edge Length: 170mm
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