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Santoku knife is multi purpose knife. The most common kitchen knife in Japanese families.  Santoku means "three uses" and it shows that various cutting methods can be done for a wide range of materials such as meat, fish and vegetables.

Tadafusa knives are hand-forged, triple layered blades of rust-resistant SLD steel, stay sharp longer. The heat-treated chestnut handles resist moisture and bacteria. Beautifully presented in bespoke cardboard packaging which makes a great gift.

Receive Good-Design Award

Fumiko Shibata who is the industrial designer input female perspective to the Tadafusa knives.
Feature of a tapered tang gives a great balance and the handle is made of chestnut wood  which is heated higher temperature to evaporate excess moisture to make it very sanitary and corrosion resistant.

Blade length: 170mm(6.7")
Blade: SLD steel & Stainless steel  
Handle: Chestnut wood

With the purchase of a new knife at HITACHIYA USA, you will receive free initial knife sharpening service as an optional.  This initial sharpening service “Honbazuke” is to enhance the sharpness of blade from factory edge. 
Please contact us and make a request.
Please note that all sharpened knives are not returnable or eligible for exchange.