This Tojiro Atelier VG10 Damascus Santoku knife is a high-quality kitchen tool that combines both beauty and performance. The blade is made of VG10 stainless steel, which is known for its sharpness and durability, and is clad with a beautiful stainless Damascus and Nashiji pattern. The construction of the blade is San Mai, which means that the hard VG10 steel is sandwiched between two layers of softer stainless steel to protect the blade from damage and provide additional strength.
Tomo Matsumura, who is based in Sanjo City, Japan, is the blacksmith responsible for crafting this knife. He and his crew at the new Tojiro factory, handcraft each knife to perfection, ensuring that every detail is carefully considered. The blade is hammer forged, which means that it is shaped by hand using traditional techniques, resulting in a unique and beautiful finish.
Overall, the Tojiro Atelier VG10 Damascus Santoku knife is an excellent choice for anyone looking to elevate their kitchen game with a high-quality, beautiful, and high-performance knife.
Blacksmith: Tomo Matsumura
Location: Sanjo City Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Blade length: 172 mm
Total length: 305 mm
Weight 198g / 7oz
Height At Heel: 49mm
Spine thickness: 2mm
Edge Steel: VG10 Stainless Steel
Cladding: Stainless Damascus and Nashiji
Handle: Reinforced Laminated Micarta
Edge: Double Bevel 50/50