Masanobu VG-10 Santoku

SKU: HMB-VGSA-180
Size: 7" (180 mm)
Note: Add left hand conversion service below. For 2 or more knives, please add individually.
$325.00

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For knife sets: All applicable knives in set will be converted for a flat rate.

Left Hand Conversion (All Sales Final) $20.00
Magnolia Wood Knife Sheath / Saya Cover for Santoku $25.00
Traditional Japanese Knife Gift Wrapping $10.00
Custom Knife Engraving (All Sales Final) $15.00

Engraved knives cannot be returned or exchanged. For knife sets, all knives will have same engraving at one flat rate.

  • Western style knives: Max 15 characters
  • Traditional knives: Max 9 characters

Features

Style:Santoku

Steel Type:Stain-Resistant Steel

Steel Material:VG-10

Classification:

Saya Cover:Not Included

Knife Bevel:70/30

Handle Material:Composite Wood

Bolster Material:Nickel

HRC:60

Knife Weight in grams:178

Blade Width (Widest part of the blade) in inches: 1.74

Spine Width (Widest part of the spine) in inches:0.08

Handle Length in inches:5.1

For Left-Handed Customer
  • This Western-style knife can be changed to left-handed by Korin's resident knife master.
  • The fee for this conversion is $20.00 and has been automatically added to the cost of your purchase.


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General knife care tips and warnings

  • Never wash knives in the dishwasher
  • Stain-resistant knives are not stainless.
  • Improper care will result in rusting and chipping.
  • Please wipe knives dry after use to prevent rusting.
  • Western style knives sold at KORIN have significantly thinner blades than typical Western knives. Use of honing steels or sharpening machines may result in chipping.
  • We advice all customers to always use sharpening stones to sharpen or hone knives.

For more information, please check our page on sharpening tips.

About Masanobu VG-10
Masanobu knives are made out of a VG-10 cobalt stain resistant steel blade and a pressed wood handle with a metal bolster to provide exceptionally balanced weight. This line was developed by combining traditional Japanese knife aesthetics with state of the art computerized laser processing technology. The VG-10 cobalt blade is one of the highest quality steels used in knife production, and has an excellent edge retention.
Purpose of Santoku
The santoku, meaning "three virtues", is an all-purpose knife that takes its name from its ability to easily handle meat, fish and vegetables. The high profile of the blade makes the santoku well-suited for smaller kitchen spaces and keeps the knuckles well above the cutting board.


Country of Origin: Japan