Takayuki Iwai Blue Super Kurouchi Hammered Santoku Japanese Knife 165mm Shitan Handle
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Takayuki IwaiThis knife from Takayuki Iwai is made from Aogami steel and comes with Kurouchi finish to prevent the blade from rusting. Takayuki Iwai knives are made by hands; they don’t use machines to mass produce because they believe that machine-made knives are less superior than those that are hand made. For Takayuki Iwai, it is quality first.
Knife Type: Santoku
Steel Type: Blue Super (Carbon Steel, Rust Prone)
Blade Hardness: HRC 63-64
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 165mm (6.5")
Blade Height: 45.5mm (1.8")
Blade Thickness: 5mm (0.197")
Ferrule Material: Pakka wood
Handle Material: Shitan
Handle Length: 134mm (5.3")
Weight: 155g (5.5 ounces)
Use and 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.
- Do not use a dishwasher to clean your knife.