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Masutani Kokuryu VG10 Santoku 170mm

$94.00 USD

Specifications

Style: Santoku
Blade Length: 170mm
Overall Length: 295mm
Weight: 142g
Blade Height @ Heel: 47mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Mid: 1.8mm
Blade Material: VG10, Stainless Tsuchime Clad
Handle Material: Western Pakka Wood

 

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Blade Type

The Gyuto knife, a cornerstone of Japanese culinary tradition, is a versatile, all-purpose chef's knife. Its name, translating to "beef sword," reflects its proficiency in slicing meat and in more modern times vegetables. However, its slightly curved blade excels in chopping, dicing, and mincing, making it indispensable in any kitchen.

Steel Type

VG10 steel, a high-end Japanese stainless steel, is renowned for its superior edge retention and sharpness. Enriched with carbon and chromium, it offers excellent corrosion resistance. The addition of cobalt, molybdenum, and vanadium enhances its hardness and durability, making VG10 steel ideal for crafting top-quality, long-lasting kitchen knives.

Recommended Maintenance

Store it in a dry environment using magnetic strips, knife rolls, or sayas. Avoid hitting hard or frozen objects and twisting the blade while cutting. These knives are not dishwasher safe. Clean with hot water and a soft cloth, and dry immediately after use to prevent rust spots on the high carbon steel. For more information please read the blog below.

Introducing

Masutani

Masutani Knives aren't your usual "pakka wood western handle" kind of knives, there's a lot more going on here that meets the eye. The magic with these is in the rigorous heat treatment, the grinds, and the handles! How comfortable these handles are. These knives are hand-ground to an extremely fine edge, without being overly fragile, and hold a superb edge with their VG10 core.

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Knife Care

This knife is made with a stainless steel and is easy going and low on maintenance. It has high chromium content, meaning it is generally considered safe to leave wet on the board for short periods of time. is still best practice to not leave this knife to air dry as it's stain-less not stain-none! Wipe down after washing the knife and store away from any sources of moisture. 

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Kane Downie
Very sharp!

Lovely knife, keeps an amazing edge

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Aiden Mellowship

Very nice knife