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Yu Kurosaki - SG2 Hammered "Senko" Small Santoku Knife 150mm with rosewood handle black ferrule

Yu Kurosaki - SG2 Hammered "Senko" Small Santoku Knife 150mm with rosewood handle black ferrule

Regular price $355.00 AUD
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Knife Type: Santoku
Steel Type: SG2 Core, Stainless Tsuchime Clad
Blade Hardness: HRC 62-63
Blade Type: Double bevel
Blade Length: 150mm
Full Length: 270mm
Blade Height (Heel): 40mm
Spine Thickness(Mid): 2mm
Handle: Octagonal rosewood black ferrule
Weight: 90g

Type of knife:
Santoku is an all-round knife for cutting, dicing, slicing meat, fish and vegetables. Santoku means the three virtues in Japanese. Wider and rounded shape is especially suitable design for cutting vegetables. This multi tasking Santoku knife is very popular for home cooks in Japan. Most Santoku knives have a blade length of 165-180mm.  This knife is 150mm blade length of Santoku which is called Ko - Santoku (Ko means small) , it is good size and useful for using at every kitchens.


About blacksmith:
The knives made in Echizen city are called Echizen Uchi Hamono. The art of making Japanese kitchen knives has a history of about 700 years. Blacksmith Yu Kurosaki is one of the most popular and skilled young blacksmiths in Echizen, Japan. He became a traditional craftsman (DENTO KOGEISHI) at the young age of 39 and has been highly acclaimed at many knife shows. He uses traditional Japanese forging techniques  and makes very sharp and beautiful knives. 

Kurosaki Knives official website


Steel type
SG2 (Super Gold2) is a high carbon stainless steel developed by Takefu Special Steel Co. Ltd in Fukui, Japan. It is also called Powdered High Speed Steel. SG2 is super high quality stainless steel which has excellent score of rust/corrosion resistance, hardness & durability. It gets excellent sharpness and edge retention which means it maintains sharpness for long time. Though it is a hard steel, it is relatively easy to resharpen.

Use and Care
- Do not attempt to cut or chop frozen foods/bones to avoid the blade chipping or breaking.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.
- Use a sharpening whetstone stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.
- Do not use a dishwasher to clean your knife.


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Customer Reviews

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Great 60th special present!

I got this knife for my brother's 60th birthday. It is beautiful, sharp and the perfect medium sized knife. This is his 2nd Yu Kurosawa knife. My brother is a chef and he loves the high quality traditional craftsmanship. Thank you