GOKADEN KUROUCHI FINISH WIDE SIZE SANTOKU KNIFE FOR BIGGER HAND
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This Santoku knife is wider than standard Santoku knife. It is easy to control and comfortable to hold because of its weight and shape of handle.
It works excellent for slicing, chopping and scooping vegetables. Your work can be done quicker with a wider blade.
The sharpness of the blade is amazing, because of the hardness of Blue steel and hand forged by Japanese artisan. Crafted with a blue steel No.1 core, it has superior edge retention and ease of sharpening. Its traditional Japanese kurouchi finish gives this knife an elegant look.Material : Blue steel #1, KUROUCHI finish
Blade length:180mm/7" 76.2mm/3" wide
Handle: Keyaki wood (Japanese Zelkova ) with Plastic collar
150mm/6"long and ø25.4mm/1"(oval shape)
Santoku, meaning ‘three virtues’, also called "bunka bocho", is a multi-purpose knife.
Prioritized for vegetables and fish. These are generally flatter than gyuto and have a less pointy tip. Because they are flatter, the wrist is in a more natural position and the shoulder does not need to be raised as high. Santoku knife is the most popular knife in most Japanese homes.