MIYABI 5000FCD 2pc set – Santoku / Shotoh

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Description

This set contains a 18cm (7”) Santoku knife and an 13cm (5.2”) Shotoh, or petty, knife. This latter knife is ideal for the preparation of smaller cuts of meat and fruit and vegetables. Santoku translates as “Three Virtues”, these being meat, fish and vegetables. The flat cutting edge lends itself to a chopping motion rather than the rocking cutting movement of European chef’s knives.

Combining the traditions and craftsmanship of Japanese sword makers with the excellence of German engineering this exquisite set of Japanese knives is a symbiosis of elegant design, latest technology and centuries-old knife-making art.

Miaybi 5000FCD blades are formed by 49 layers of steel with the central core layer having a Rockwell hardness of approximately 61. This core is sandwiched by 48 layers of softer steels, each rolled on top of each other creating a ‘Flower Damascus’ pattern that has become synonymous with this range. The FC61 core produces a sharpness and cutting edge retention measurably superior to ordinary knife steels.

With an ice hardened blade using the unique FRIODUR process which provides the blade with optimal edge retention, flexibility, and high corrosion resistance

Razor-like sharpness is achieved by a three-stage grinding, sharpening and polishing process called Honbazuke honing. The entire length of the cutting edge can be used as there is no finger guard.

The black Pakka Wood handle is wonderfully balanced and features a steel end cap with decorative pin and ring.

For best care, wash by hand, and maintain and sharpen using whetstones. We’d recommend using a wooden chopping board as opposed to glass, ceramic, plastic or stone boards as these will dull the cutting edge.

Features

  • Honbazuke honed symmetrical edge for exceptional sharpness, knife angle around 10 degrees per side
  • Three-part traditional construction
  • FRIODUR® ice-hardened blade for exceptional durability of the cutting edge and corrosion resistance.
  • Ergonomic Pakka wood handle for perfect balance, outstanding comfort and fatigue-free cutting, with concealed tang
  • Half bolster which provides a seamless transition between the handle and blade.
  • Hand wash only
  • Blade core made of FC61 steel embedded in 48 layers of steel, Made in Seki, Japan
  • Warranty: ZWILLING Lifetime Warranty

Specifications

Santoku overall length:                 32cm (12.6”)
Santoku blade length:                   18cm (7”)
Santoku blade thickness:               1.6mm
Santoku blade height:                    4.6cm (1.8”)
Santoku weight:                             211g (7.5oz)
Total bevel Angle:                           20 degrees
Sharpening angle:                          10 degrees
Handle length:                               13.2cm (5.2”)

Shotoh overall length:                    24.4cm (9.6”)
Shotoh blade length:                     13.6cm (5.35”)
Shotoh blade thickness:                 1.8mm
Shotoh blade height:                      3.4cm (1.33”)
Shotoh weight:                              100g (3.5oz)
Total Bevel Angle:                           26 degrees
Sharpening angle:                          13 degrees
Handle length:                               10.7cm (4.2”)

Country of Origin:                          Japan

Manufactured in:                           Seki, Japan

Packaging:                                    Gift Boxed

We have more products in this range that we will be gradually adding to this website. If you are looking for a particular Miyabi knife and do not see it here, please send us an email to enquiries@warebroscutlery.com.au.

Ware Bros Cutlery – The Knife Shop is an Authorised Australian Retailer of Miyabi knives.

For your information all Miyabi products purchased from Ware Bros Cutlery – The Knife Shop come with an Australian backed warranty (some conditions do apply).

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