Tosa Shuryoku Tsuchime Aogami super Santoku (universal knife), 180 mm
Tosa Shuryoku Santoku, 180 mm
This Japanese santoku knife has a core of Japanese Aogami Super carbon steel with a beautiful hammered protective layer (Sanmai) on the outside. This double-sided sharpened knife is provided with a stainless steel protective layer. This knife is completely hand-forged by the masters from Tosa and is unique in its kind. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened and has a western handle with forged bolster. Shuryoku (主力) means "workhorse" in Japanese, this knife is a real beast and made from one of the best and hardest steels from Japan.
- Blade length: 180 mm
- Total length: 305 mm
- Weight: 180 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami Super steel "Blue paper steel" (non-rustproof) with 2 layers of softer rust resistant steel on the outside with a hammered pattern (Tsuchime)
- Hardness: 64 +/- 1 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: black pakka wood handle in a Western style with 3 pins and forged bolster.
Like all Japanese knives, these handmade knives are not dishwasher-proof, after every use cleaning and drying is the best treatment for these exclusive products.