Steel Type: Blue #1 clad soft iron steels
Handle: Magnolia Wood
Bolster Material: Buffalo Horn
Saya cover: Magnolia Wood
To make this knife, Nakamura has teamed up with Nakagawa Uchi-hamono from Sakai-city at Osaka.
The stunning Kiritsuke Santoku is forged by top blacksmith to create a truly special knife.
Blue Steel #1 harder than Blue Steel #2, leading to good sharpness and better edge retention.
Special bokashi finish is very cool.
This quality, usability and the appearance of that are all very nice.
Santoku / Bunka
A Santoku knife is used to cut, slice, chop, and dice. It works well for slicing items such as fish, meat and chopping vegetables, The word Santoku translates as “3 good things” which means it is versatile like a chef’s knife and cuts vegetables, fish and meat.