"AO-UMA (Blue Horse)"Santoku (Multi-Purpose Knife) Aogami Super Steel with Hammered pattern, 180mm

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  • Blade Length: about 180mm(7inch), Whole Length: about 305mm(12inch), Weight: about 180g(6.3oz)
  • Made in Japan.
  • Double Bevel and available for both right hander and left hander.
  • Blade Material: (core)Aogami Super Steel Hardness: around HRC64 +/- 1, (both side) Stainless Steel.
  • Recommendable just for those who know about sharpening knives.
  • Aogami Steel easily gets rust and requires good maintenance.

Santoku is multi-purpose utility knife.
This knife is a multi-purpose utility knife for home use providing
a wide blade and it combines meat cutting knife and vegetable cutting knife.
Since this knife can be used in 3 ways, specifically cutting meat,
vegetables and boneless fish, it is called Santoku (literally meaning 3 virtues).

This knife made of three-layer structure. Core material is Aogami Super Steel, and both side material is soft stainless steel. Aogami Super Steel is a superlative steel for professional knives. So, it is extremely sharp and sharpness long lasting. However, it gets rust easily, so it needs keep it maintenance.

Hitachi Co., around 1.4% carbon, aogami base + 0.4% molybdenum, 0.4% vanadium, HRC 61-65.
This high-quality steel is even harder and stronger when it is treated well. Able to take very sharp, resistant edges, it cuts beautifully.

Item no. 4573200702501

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