Yu Kurosaki Senko R2 | 165mm Santoku Knife
New from Yu Kurosaki, the Senko series is crafted with high performance powdered stainless steel (SG2 / R2). The thin grind yields excellent cutting ability and the new finish is one of our favourite Kurosaki designs.
- Yu Kurosaki Japanese Chef Knife
- Echizen-Fukui, Japan
- Senko (Senkou) Series
- 165mm Santoku Knife
- R2 / SG-2 Powdered Stainless Steel
- Soft Stainless Cladding
- Oak & Purple-Heart Timber Handle
- Crafted in Japan
- 166mm Blade Edge Length / 314mm Overall Length / 50mm Blade Height / 2mm Blade Thickness / 130g
* As our Japanese chef knives are hand-made (some with natural materials like timber), small variation to size and colour may occur.
Japanese Kitchen Knife | Santoku (Home 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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