Nao Yamamoto Silver Steel No.3 Nashiji Santoku Japanese Knife 165mm with Walnut Handle
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Nao YamomotoBorn in 1978. After serving Masami Azai's (Echizen Marukatsu) apprenticeship, went thru further apprenticeship with Kamotou Hamono in Takefu. Several years ago, once again, worked with Mr. Azai and inherited his techniques and 'Echizen Marukatsu' inscription. Nao Yamamoto is one of the most noteworthy blacksmiths today. Manufactures from kitchen knives to short sword and his talent is seen in wide area. Selecting stainless like VG10 Damascus, or Shirogami and Aogami based on purpose of use. His knife shaped fish bone was awarded Ars prize in 2013 All Nippon Knife Show in Kobe.
Knife Type: Santoku
Steel Type: Silver Steel No.3 (Stain resistant steel)
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 165mm (6.5")
Blade Height: 46mm (1.8")
Blade Thickness: 3mm
Handle Material: Walnut Handle
Ferrule Material: Pakka wood
Handle Length: 129mm (5.1")
Weight: 130g (4.6 ounces)
Use & Care
- Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.
- Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.