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Kohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mm
Kohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mm Kohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mmKohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mmKohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mm
Kohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mm Kohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mmKohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mmKohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mm

Kohetsu VG-5 Tsuchime Santoku 180mm

Item #: KG5-S18W

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The Kohetsu line of kitchen knives is a great addition to any chef’s knife block or knife roll. These great performing and looking knives are clad with a unique hammered Tsuchime pattern, and use VG-5 steel on the cutting edge. This tough and easy to maintain steel is heat treated to 60 Rockwell. Light and easy to use, these knives will take a very nice edge and are easy to care for.

The santoku knife is a really great all-around kitchen blade. It has a deft feel and tall blade which endow the knife with a great deal of versatility in its cutting capabilities. Santoku translates to three virtues and the acts of slicing, chopping, and dicing are tackled with aplomb by this classic design. Many western chefs and home cooks look to the santoku as their go-to blade for most cutting tasks.

These are not only fun to use knives but they are easy to maintain too. The inner stainless core VG-5 is clad with a great looking outer layer of soft stainless steel that receives a really unique hammered tsuchime finish. This makes daily maintenance a breeze and adds to the great overall appeal of this well priced and well-built knife.

  • Brand: Kohetsu
  • Location: Seki, Japan
  • Construction: Laser Cut, San Mai
  • Cladding: Hammered Stainless
  • Edge Steel: VG-5 Stainless
  • HRC: 60-61
  • Edge Grind: Even (See Choil Shot)
  • Weight: 6.2 ounces
  • Blade Length: 179mm
  • Total Length: 300mm
  • Spine Thickness: 2mm
  • Blade Height: 47mm
  • Handle: Yo (Western)
  • Scales: Black Pakka Wood



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      Great cutter, July 14, 2020
    Posted By: DChef

    Frigging laser beam cuts with no effort. I use this when I have lots of vegetables to prep. No wrist strain after hours of cutting.

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      Not happy, June 28, 2020
    Posted By: Mitch McGee

    Really sloppy, uneven grind.

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