Santoku knife, SG2 powder steel, tsuchime finish - Nigara

£265.00 

  • Santoku knife, SG2 powder steel, tsuchime finish - Nigara
  • Santoku knife, SG2 powder steel, tsuchime finish - Nigara
  • Santoku knife, SG2 powder steel, tsuchime finish - Nigara
  • Santoku knife, SG2 powder steel, tsuchime finish - Nigara
  • Santoku knife, SG2 powder steel, tsuchime finish - Nigara

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Nigara Hamono has an excellent reputation for creating one of a kind knives. We are very excited to be stocking these knives. In the words of me ‘they are well nice.’

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: SG2 or R2. These are modern powder steels and as the name suggested are formed from mixture of powdered elements heated and pressed together. This allows for very precise recipes to be followed. The steels themselves have the ability to be hardened to above 65 on the Rockwell scale giving them excellent edge retention. This does come at a slight cost in that they can be slightly difficult to sharpen.

FINISH: Tsuchime. This is a hand hammered finish that is not only beautiful but also functional. The small depressions stop food sticking to the knife. This finishes comes in many different forms from the traditional round hammer marks to more modern patterns. 

HANDLE: Octagonal Wenge handle with Buffalo ferrule

LENGTH: 180mm in length.

MAKER: Nigara Hamono - Japan

BEST FOR: Top of the line knives in crazy steels.

SAUNDERS SAYS: “Blimey these are all flipping lovely.”

These knives are hand-forged so there may be slight variations in measurements and finishes.

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