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Studio Blade kitchen knife Santoku in Damasteel

Why you need a Santoku in your kitchen!

A Santoku is used as a general-purpose kitchen knife originating in Japan. “Santoku” in Japanese means  knife “Three Virtues” as this knife is a true all rounder: vegetables, meat, fish, etc… The blade was cryo treated in liquid nitrogen to fully optimise the crystal structure to 62/63 HRC. This is much harder than regular knives so this knife should be treated as a high precision tool and not as a bone chopper.

Kiridashi obsession

[gallery ids="50702,50701,50703,50705,50707,50708,50709,50710"] Since a year or so, I have a bit of an obsession with the japanese kridashi knife. It's a small utility knife for craftsmen and artists like instrument builders, leather workers, sculptors, woodcarvers, etc...

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