Fujiwara san Maboroshi no Meito Santoku (universal knife), 150 mm
Fujiwara san Maboroshi no Meito Santoku,
Hand-beaten blade of non-stainless steel with core of extremely hard Japanese Shirogami White #1 steel. This type of steel is a very pure steel type and consists only of iron and carbon, making the knife particularly sharp and easy to grind. The disadvantage is that the steel is more sensitive to chipping. So be careful when cutting products with bones, bone, sand or other hard components.
The Fujiwara family is an old and well-known Samurai family. 140 years ago the family started making swords and knives. Fujiwara Teruyasu san is the 4th generation and is known worldwide for its excellent knives and is regarded as one of the best knives in both Japan and abroad.
- Blade length: 150 mm
- Blade height: 46 mm
- Spine thickness: 2,9 mm (at the handle)
- Total length: 285 mm
- Weight: 92 grams
- Steel type: core steel: non-stainless Shirogami White #1 steel with 2 layers of semi-stainless steel.
- Hardness: 63-64 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: Traditional octagonal honoki handle with buffalohorn ferrule
Like all Japanese knives, these hand-made knives from Fujiwara san are not dishwasher safe. Cleaning and drying after every use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.