Santoku knife, AUS 8 stainless steel , polished finish - Kanetsugu


Kanetsugu are based in Seki city. They offer exceptional value knives that are easy to sharpen and have great fit and finish. These knives are an excellent entry point into tbsp world of Japanese knives.

The Pro M series utilises AUS 8 stainless steel which has been hardened in liquid nitrogen giving the blade excellent edge retention while still remaining easy to sharpen. The blade has also been ground with a convex profile giving them great cutting performance.

SHAPE:  Santoku. Named after the three best things to do with this knife - slicing, dicing and mincing. It is the classic veg prep knife with both good breadth and width.

STEEL: AUS 8 stainless steel. 

FINISH: Polished 

HANDLE: Western pakkawood handle

LENGTH: 170mm in length.

MAKER: Kanetsugu - Seki city, Japan

BEST FOR: Those looking for their first Japanese knife.

SAUNDERS SAYS: "These are very easy to sharpen and cut brilliantly."