About This Item
TESSHU Santoku Knife 170mm blue II steel blade stainless steel cladding with Hawaiian Curly Koa Handle
The blade is core blue II steel and stainless steel cladding. TESSHU is our Japanese cooking knife brand name and, Kiryu Manufactureing Co. is made the blades which is very skillful craftsmanship in Sanjyo, Niigata. The company which products this blade also makes their blades, and they make so many of the other famous knife makers knives in Japan. They make lots of OEM products, so their name might not come out often, but we see their blades often.
It is western style handle on it, but it is used Sanmai-uchi which is soft iron (stainless) cladding core steel (blue II steel), so it is able to bring up higher HRC compared with mono steel blade. Handle is made by solid Hawaiian curly Koa. We will try to provide high quality selected knives with reasonable prices.
Blade Length from the tip to the heel; 6 3/4inch (170mm) Handle Length; 4 9/16 inch (117mm) Total Length; 11 5/8 inch (297mm) Knife weight is 5oz. The spine width nearby the heel is 1.5mm (1/16 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 46mm HANDLE; solid Hawaiian curly Koa with stainless metal ferrule BLADE; cladding core steel (blue II steel) is sandwiched by stainless iron