Chef's Knife - Santoku - 7-1/8 in. (180mm) with Snakewood Handle
Product Description for Chef's Knife - Santoku - 7-1/8 in. (180mm) with Snakewood Handle
Maker: Hattori & O'Malley (collaboration) (click to see more by this maker)
Product line: Hattori - Cowry X (click to see more in this line)
Item num: 89055
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 7.10 in.
Total length: 12.05 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.80 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.09 in.
Item weight: 7.00 oz.
Blade: Cowry X stainless steel surrounded by Damascus steel forged from stainless steels and pure nickel
Handle: Exhibition grade snakewood
Description: Hattori Chef's knives are the height of perfection. They epitomize form meeting function in a tool that is not only beautiful to behold, but which performs so well it is a joy to use.
The santoku is the traditional Japanese chef's knife. This comfortable design is a fantastic multipurpose chopper. The Santoku style has rapidly gained favor among chefs in the West. Perfect balance and a razor sharp edge.
The blade and tang are both distal tapered for a superior sense of balance. The handle was made by Daniel O'Malley using exhibition grade snakewood. The dappled pattern of the snakewood nicely compliments Hattori's damascus. Brass rivets surround a central mosaic pin.
The blade, with its intricate, high contrast Damascus sides is produced to absolute perfection. The center is created from Cowry X steel, one of the best steels anywhere and is hardened to Rc63-65 (extremely hard!). The softer Damascus steel sides are both visually stunning and supportive of the ultra-hard blade. The result is an extremely long-lasting razor-sharp edge.
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