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165mm Stainless Santoku

250.00
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165mm Stainless Santoku

250.00
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#51

The santoku is an all round kitchen knife. It is shorter than a chef knife and has a more straight edge.
Being small this knife will appeal to people who think a standard chef knife it too big.

Weight: 193g

Length overall: 290mm

Balance point: Just in front of the bolster.

Blade

The blade has a convex grind and is moderately tapered from the bolster to the tip.

The spine and choil has been rounded to make the knife comfortable to use with a pinch grip.

Steel: RWL-34
This is a powder metallurgy steel made specially for knives by Damasteel in Sweden. It has very high strength and toughness combined with extreme edge sharpness that is easy to maintain.
It has a reasonably good corrosion resistance, meaning it is stainless for most normal applications.

Heat treatment: The blade has been heat treated inhouse in a PID controlled furnace at 1050°C and quenched between aluminium plates. This is followed by a sub zero quench at -79°C and finally tempered in a PID controlled oven to the final hardness.

Hardness: 64 HRC

Height at heel: 46mm

Thickness at

  • Spine at bolster: 2.4mm

  • Spine halfway: 2.2mm

  • 1 cm from the tip: 0.9mm

Handle

Material: Stabilized crosscut spalted beech.

Stabilization of woods are the process of using vacuum to impregnate the wood with a resin.

This makes an otherwise delicate wood have the same properties as the resin. In this case the wood has been stabilized with epoxy.

Bolster and spacers: Stainless 303 bolster pinned to the blade with 303 pins, vulkan fiber and stainless spacers.

Treatment: The handle stabilized so no additional treatment it needed

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#51

The santoku is an all round kitchen knife. It is shorter than a chef knife and has a more straight edge.
Being small this knife will appeal to people who think a standard chef knife it too big.

Weight: 193g

Length overall: 290mm

Balance point: Just in front of the bolster.

Blade

The blade has a convex grind and is moderately tapered from the bolster to the tip.

The spine and choil has been rounded to make the knife comfortable to use with a pinch grip.

Steel: RWL-34
This is a powder metallurgy steel made specially for knives by Damasteel in Sweden. It has very high strength and toughness combined with extreme edge sharpness that is easy to maintain.
It has a reasonably good corrosion resistance, meaning it is stainless for most normal applications.

Heat treatment: The blade has been heat treated inhouse in a PID controlled furnace at 1050°C and quenched between aluminium plates. This is followed by a sub zero quench at -79°C and finally tempered in a PID controlled oven to the final hardness.

Hardness: 64 HRC

Height at heel: 46mm

Thickness at

  • Spine at bolster: 2.4mm

  • Spine halfway: 2.2mm

  • 1 cm from the tip: 0.9mm

Handle

Material: Stabilized crosscut spalted beech.

Stabilization of woods are the process of using vacuum to impregnate the wood with a resin.

This makes an otherwise delicate wood have the same properties as the resin. In this case the wood has been stabilized with epoxy.

Bolster and spacers: Stainless 303 bolster pinned to the blade with 303 pins, vulkan fiber and stainless spacers.

Treatment: The handle stabilized so no additional treatment it needed