This Japanese Shotoh, also known as a vegetable knife, has a hard fine carbide steel core which gives very good cutting edge retention and sharpness. It is light weight and nimble, and suited for cutting, peeling small fruit and vegetables.
The blade core is surrounded by 48 outer layers of steel each rolled on top of each other creating a ‘Flower Damascus’ pattern that has become synonymous with this range.
The cutting edge is symmetrical (not single bevel) so it’s suitable for both right and left-handed use. The edge is Honbazuke-honed – a three-stage grinding, sharpening and polishing process resulting in razor-like sharpness. There is no finger guard so the whole length of the cutting edge can be used.
The Pakka wood handle seamlessly joins the half-bolster. The smooth join helps to prevent calluses forming on the thumb and forefinger.
For best care, it’s recommended to hand wash only. Maintain and sharpen on a whetstone, and using glass, ceramic or stone cutting boards should be avoided as this can prematurely dull the cutting edge.
- FRIODUR ice-hardened for extreme hardness
- Symmetrical cutting edge
- Steel mosaic pin and handle end cap
Overall Length: 20.4 cm (8.03″)
Blade Length: 9 cm (3.54″)
Blade Thickness: 1.8 mm
Total Angle: 30 degrees
Steel: FC 61 Fine carbide steel blade core, surrounded by 48 layers
of steel to create the Damascus design
Hardness: 61 HRC
Handle Material: Pakka wood handle
Weight: 85 Grams
Made in: Seki City, Japan
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