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Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store
Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store
Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store
Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store
Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store
Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store

Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife

Regular price $160 Unit price  per 

Description:
The all-rounder (santoku) knife is the most used knife in the Japanese kitchen.  The all-purpose design allows it to be used with vegetables and meat by both left-handed and right-handed cooks in the kitchen.  Its no-slip laminated wood handle and hand-hammered blade designed reduces drag to make food less likely to stick when cutting.  Made from three layers of steel where the exterior layer is forged from hard-to-rust steel then an inner core of Molybdenum Vanadium steel that adds to the strength of the knife so it keeps its sharp edge longer.  

Measurements:
7.2'' Blade

History: 

Yamato knives are made in Seki, Japan - one of Japan's oldest knife and sword making cities as craftsmen here have been making blades since the 13th Century.

Materials:
Steel (hardness of 59 HRC +-1) and laminated Pakkawood.

Variation: 
Due to the hand-forged nature of this knife there may be slight variation in the blade.

Care Instructions:
Handwash only

 

Returns must be made within 2 weeks in original, unused condition with all packaging for either 1. Store credit for the full amount or 2. Refund - minus a 20% restocking fee.  Tortoise does not cover the cost of return shipping or the cost of re-shipping an exchange, and the cost of shipping for returns and exchanges is the responsibility of the customer.  

 

Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store
Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store
Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store
Shizu Hamono Yamato Santoku Knife - tortoise general store