Misono Handmade Molybdenum Santoku 7"

SKU: HMI-MOSA-180
Size: 7" (180 mm)
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$99.50
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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:High Carbon 13Cr. Molybdenum

Classification:

Saya Cover:Not Included

Knife Bevel:70/30

Handle Material:Composite Wood

Bolster Material:

HRC:57

Knife Weight in grams:152

Blade Width (Widest part of the blade) in inches: 1.81

Spine Width (Widest part of the spine) in inches:0.07

Handle Length in inches:4.25

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 Misono Molybdenum
Misono’s most affordable line of knives is created with a stain resistant molybdenum steel blade. The added molybdenum and vanadium gives this line a greater rust-resistance and hardness. Misono’s popularity stems from the thin profile that allows the knife to be used and sharpened for a long period of time.
About Misono
Misono was established in 1935, and the company has been kept a small, exclusively family-owned business for decades. The company began as a kitchen tool blade maker for vegetable peelers.Today Misono is Japan’s oldest Western style knife maker, with only fifty workers producing 150,000 knives a year. While many larger companies send knives to other manufacturers to have specialists make different parts of a knife, Misono produces 100% of their knives in house with extreme attention to detail for quality assurance. Misono’s production process is very similar to
that of traditional Japanese style knives, as they are largely made by hand. Misono ensures a long lasting edge retention for professional use by using hard steel and hand finished sharpening. To guarantee that all Misono knives are of the highest quality, knives do not leave the company without passing several levels of inspections.
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