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The Santoku knife 17 cm Tojiro-Pro DP Damaskus is a hybrid style of knife combining some characteristics of a gyuto and a nakiri.
Excellent at vegetable work, santokus are also a multi-purpose blade that many chefs use in the place of a gyuto.
Indeed, this pattern is accessible and easy to use for the vast majority of daily cutting requirements.
Tojiro-Pro Damascus Steel series is a professional-level, western style knife with a blade decorated with 37-layer Damascus linings. The wavy pattern is called Kasumi Nagashi, meaning "flowing mist".
The central layer of the blade is made of VG-10 steel, an extremely hard core alloy with the addition of cobalt, hardened to a hardness of 60+/-1 HRC Rockwell, developed by Takefu industries.
The core is clad with a softer, corrosion-resistant cobalt alloy steel 420J type.
This traditional technique of obtaining layered steel is one of the most valuable treasures of Japanese craftsmen, as it increases the concentration of atoms in the core of the knife, and thus - extends the durability of the blade.
The Tojiro Pro-DP Damascus series knives are beautifully finished and easy to maintain, and their riveted Micarta laminate handles are environmentally friendly and extremely durable.
Three rivets offer additional security to the knife.
Tojiro-Pro DP Damaskus knives are full tang and have a bolster (Tsuba) which adds extra equivalence and weight.
Use and Care
|Brand||TOJIRO Co., ltd|
|Country of origin||Japan|
|Overall length||29.9 cm|
|Blade length||16.8 cm|
|Blade width||4.8 cm|
|Blade thickness||1.8 mm|
|Number of layers||37|
|Alloy||VG-10 steel core|
|Finish blade||Damaskus satin|
|Bevel||Double edge 50/50 symmetrical|
|Handle length||10,4 cm|
|Handle material||Black Mikarta|
|Warranty on materials and manufacturing defects||Lifetime|