Kanetsune Seki Hammered Damascus AUS10 Santoku Knife 185mm KC-913
"KC-913 Traditional Damascus Series Santoku 185mm w/Red sandalwood"
●OVERALL LENGTH : 315mm (12.40")
●BLADE LENGTH : 185mm (7.28")
●BLADE STEEL : Stainless steel/45-layers Damascus, "Tsuchime(hammered) finish"
Core Edge: AUS-10 Stainless Steel
●HRC : 58-60
●BLADE THICKNESS : 2mm
●HANDLE : Red Sandal wood w/ Plywood (Traditional Octagon-shaped)
●WEIGHT : 135g (4.76oz.)
●Made in Japan
The Damascus steel weaved 45-layers is not only beautiful,but also high-grade for strength, durability, sharpness. Like Japanese sword "Katana", the blade is made with low and high carbon stainless steel to 45 layers. The same wave pattern dose not exist. It is one article that can withstand use for professional use and home use by the forging and AUS10. Goodness of sharpness is a matter of course, but the beauty of the finish is superb. The hammered(Tsuchime) blade helps to release food.
About Japanese Knives
Japanese knives are made by craftsmen and machines,so there are scratches. Almost Japanese knives are thin blade. Don't hit and cut frozen food or bones, the edge will be chipped or broken.
About Seki City
Seki city is the top share of cutlery in 5 biggest producing area of Japan. The feature of Seki's cutlery is the edge is hard, the durability of the sharpness. The cutlery produced by Japanese traditional techniques and the precious knowledge containing appropriate quenching is easy re-sharpening, the sharpness is excellent and sustains for a long time. The sword of Seki City was praised for "Not breaking, not bending,and it can cut well". Seki city inherits the precious tradition.