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Sakai Takayuki Santoku Knife 180mm (7.1") Damascus 45 Layer with Walnut Handle

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Looking for a Chef's knife but they all tend to be a little longer than you'd like?

The 45 layer Damascus steel Santoku knife by Sakai Takayuki is a great length for those looking for a multipurpose kitchen knife that can handle a cabbage as easily as a chicken.

Ideal for: Chopping, slicing, dicing, and julienning.

Useful on food types: Small to medium proteins, variety of vegetables including carrots, onions, garlic, peppers, and lettuce.

Santoku Knife
Blade Material: 45 Layer Damascus AUS-10 Stainless Steel core
Blade Length: 180mm (7.1") 
Edge Type: Double Bevel
Handle: Japanese Style with Walnut handle

Weight: 128 g
Blade Width: 45 mm
Blade Thickness: 2 mm
Handle Length: 135 mm
Handle Thickness: 22 mm

Enhance your cooking with a AUS-10 Japanese Santoku knife

This is a Sakai Takayuki Western style series that is resistant to rust.  The blade has a hammer eye pattern full and is a fascinating blade that features a beautiful ripple that can be used widely from home to professional. The handle uses a beautiful Walnut handle. 

Japanese Santoku knives are typically shorter and lighter than chef knives, with a thinner blade that tapers to a point. This makes them ideal for slicing and dicing vegetables and delicate tasks like mincing garlic or ginger. 

Chef knives, on the other hand, are usually longer and heavier, with thicker blades and curved edges. This design makes them better suited for tasks such as chopping meat or crushing garlic cloves.

Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the knife to chip or other damaged. No dishwasher please.

Japanese Santoku knives are designed to be thin knives that slice, cut & chop easily through meat or vegetables to maintain the integrity of each component and freshness.

Japanese Santoku knives are also known in Japan as Bunka Bōchō.  In the U.S. the Bunka is sometimes used to describe the Kengata Santoku which has the angled tip allowing for more detailed slicing or cutting.

Sakai Knives are designated as a traditional craft item and its quality is widely recognized not only in Japan but also in the world.  They have been cultivated through a long 600-year history.

Get the ultimate cutting experience with Hasu-Seizo 

Japanese chef knives are popular worldwide for their sharpness and precision. At Hasu-Seizo, we're passionate about sharing the joy of Japanese knives with amateur and professional chefs alike. We accept several payment methods for your convenience, including Mastercard, PayPal, Google Pay, Discover, Apple Pay, and more. Plus, we offer free standard USPS shipping within the continental U.S for orders over $150. 

Check out our catalog today to find the perfect Japanese Santoku knife for your kitchen! If you have any questions about Japanese chef knives or anything else related to Hasu-Seizo, please don't hesitate to contact us — our team will be more than happy to assist you.