Hitohira Imojiya ST Tsuchime Damascus | 170mm Santoku Knife
The Imojiya line of Damascus steel kitchen knives by Hitohira Japan yields unprecedented quality at this price point. High-end VG10 stainless steel and pakka handle for ease of maintenance, along with a gorgeous tsuchime (hammer-tone) and Damascus steel finish. The perfect kitchen work-horse or entry into the world of Japanese knives.
- Hitohira Imojiya ST Japanese Knife
- 170mm Santoku Knife
- VG10 Stainless Core
- Stainless Damascus Clad
- Western (YO) Handle:
- Pakka Wood
- Steel Bolster
- Crafted in Seki-Gifu, Japan
- 169mm Blade Edge Length / 296mm Overall Length / 2.0mm Blade Thickness / 46mm Blade Height / 172g
* As our Japanese kitchen knives are hand-made (some with natural materials like timber), small variation to size and colour may occur.
Japanese Knife | Santoku (Cook Knife)
Like it's larger cousin, the Gyuto, this is your go-to knife for any and all tasks within the kitchen. Generally Santoku knives are smaller in size than Gyuto, making them versatile in smaller home kitchens or for cooks with fledgling knife skills. Both styles of knife are multi-tasking machines that can be used for any and all cooking preparation tasks.
As is the case with most Japanese kitchen knives, the Santoku is thinner & lighter than other western chef knives, they are normally made from harder steel which can hold a sharper edge.
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