Blade length: 6.5″ Overall length: 11.5″
“Tokuzo knives are forged using Seki’s traditional blacksmithing method which started from producing quality Japanese swords. Tokuzo series offers great selection for home cooking and beginner chefs, and will definately make every day cooking enjoyable”.
Tokuzo knives uses Silver 3 Steel, so these knives are more similar to our “Shirasagi no Hana” knives.
Made up of Carbon: .95%, Chromium: 13.00 – 14.50%, Manganese: .60 – 1.00%, Phosphorus: .030%, Sulfur: .020%, Silicon: .35% . This steel is also known as Gin-3 or Silver-3, and has excellent stainless properties. The original design for this steel was to be used in scissors and knives.
Blade bevel: Double beveled
The perfect entry level knife for home cooking or beginning chef. Tokuzo knives feature razor sharp Silver 3 steel blades and is a great choice for those who prefer a lighter, faster and user friendly knife. Wash with warm water and mild soap after use and keep dry. Do not leave in dishwasher overnight. Wipe with Camelia oil for maintenance. Comes in a gift box.
This particular Santoku has a basic laminated handle, no ferrule. Great gift idea and/or for everyday use.