About This Item
TESSHU Santoku 170mm SG2 High-Speed stainless steel blade with Gabon Ebony Handle Knife
The handle material wood that is authentic Gabon ebony. It is true natural wood color, and it is not any dyeing. It is used selected portion, not all of the wood is very nice like that. Gabon ebony is one of the highest quality in ebony and black wood. It has seen the products in Egyptian tombs and lots of ancient kingdoms. It is one of highest condensed wood, and it is able to polish like glass, and it is easy to sink in the water (very heavy).
Super Gold II (SG2) steel is high speed high carbon stainless steel made by Takefu Special Steel Co., Ltd.
It is used as drill bit or high speed tool bit or high quality high carbon stainless steel for cutlery steel, etc.
Takefu does not expose the detail of the steel composition, but it is one of high-end class steel for sure. TESSHU is our Japanese cooking knife brand name which is made by selected very skillful craftsmen in Sanjyo, Niigata. It is made by Kiryu Kogyo, Co.
It is western style handle on it, but it is used Sanmai-uchi which is soft iron (stainless) cladding core steel (SG2), so it is able to bring up higher HRC compared with mono steel blade. Handle is made by solid Pink Ivory that I made it one by one. We will try to provide high quality selected knives with reasonable prices.
Blade Length from the tip to the heel; 6 7/8inch (170mm) Handle Length; 4 3/4 inch (122mm) Total Length; 11 3/4 inch (298mm) Knife weight is 5.0oz. The heel part of the spine width is 2.0mm (1/16 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 46mm HANDLE; solid authentic Gabon ebony with stainless metal ferrule BLADE; cladding core steel (SG2)