Tsunehisa AS santoku 170mm EN
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Tsunehisa AS santoku 170mm is the multitasking knife par excellence. This blade offers us unparalleled versatility for working with meat, vegetables and fish.
History and curiosity
The Tsunehisa brand, like many others in Japan, which is responsible for marketing the creations of several blacksmiths, based in different cities, such as Sakai, Tosa or Seki for example.
Each city has its own style in the creation of kitchen knives, and also specializes in the use of certain steels, more than others.
Tosa’s craftsmen are recognized for having an excellent mastery in the forging of Ginsan and AUS10 steels. At Seki are highly recognized for the incredible work done on VG10 steel blades. And Sakai for specializing in single bevel blade forging.
The core is made of Aogami Super steel, the most efficient of Aogami steels. With a hardness that varies between 63-65 HRC, it offers us an extremely sharp cutting edge and remarkable edge retention. For a unique cutting experience.
The handle is made by us with a dyed and stabilized boxelder burl, Tasmanian blackwood.
steel: aogami super with stainless steel coating
hardness: 63-65 HRC
blade length: 16.8cm
blade height: 4.71 cm
thickness at heel: 1.5 mm
thickness at the tip: 0.6 mm
weight: 117 g