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Five Principal Styles Of Japanese Knife

Hand-forged Japanese knives, the best of which are fabricated in the city of Sakai, are usually made in one of five different styles.

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Under Japanese guild rules even the big industrial producers have not totally been cut off from their artisan roots. They will still often produce small lots of knives by using more traditional hand methods for instance when there is only a limited demand for a specialised knife. For more info check https://japana.uk #hamono #japana #japanese #knives #knife #chefs #cooking #blacksmiths #kitchen #artisan #workshop #quality #swords #steel #tools #gyuto #santoku #deba #sujihiki

F. Dick 7" Japanese Santoku Knife by Friedr Dick Corp. $72.12. Professional quality.. It's superb for chopping, slicing and dicing.. Full tang blade with rivited handle.. Traditional Japanese styling.. Hand forged, 7-inch blade made to reduce sticking.. Discover what makes the Japanese Santoku knife a "must-have" in every chef's kitchen. Plus, the quality of F. Dick knives can't be beat! Features: Hand forged blade with a profile that reduces sticking damage. Superb for choppi...

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The traditional Asian-style angle of these 5' and 7' lime green-handled Santoku knives makes them perfect for prep work on large and small foods.

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Sabatier 7 Inch Stainless Steel Santoku Knife by Lifetime Brands. $7.89. High Carbon Stainless Steel blade. Ergonomic design provides a comfortable grip. Satin finish stainless steel handle. Use caution: Sabatier knives are extremely sharp!. Full tanged handle. The name "Sabatier" is associated with style, culture, tradition, passion, precision and balance. With a limited lifetime warranty, this Santoku knife will slice, dice and chop for years to come.. Save 51%!

Mercer Cutlery Japanese-Style 7" Santoku Knife by Mercer Tool Corp.. $38.75. Literally three-virtues this all-purpose, Asian-style knife is for slicing, dicing, mincing. Granton edge allows fast, easy cutting.. Each Knife is individually packaged in and asthetic wood box. Constructed of high carbon, stain-free, German steel, single-edge blade (typical of Japanese knives) is taper ground with a fine stone finish. The comfortable handle is of traditional balsam wood.

Kotobuki Teruhisa Santoku Japanese Kitchen Knife by Kotobuki. $20.08. Made in Japan. Traditional Japanese shape. Stainless steel. Magnolia wood handle. Traditional Japanese craftsmanship. Sword making history in Japan dates back over 1,000 years, when master sword smiths practiced their craft making weapons for warriors. Modern Japanese kitchen knives are a descendant of these renowned swords, as evidenced in the details, ideals and spirit that have been passed down through...

Kotobuki Teruhisa Santoku Japanese Kitchen Knife by Kotobuki. $20.08. Made in Japan. Traditional Japanese shape. Stainless steel. Magnolia wood handle. Traditional Japanese craftsmanship. Sword making history in Japan dates back over 1,000 years, when master sword smiths practiced their craft making weapons for warriors. Modern Japanese kitchen knives are a descendant of these renowned swords, as evidenced in the details, ideals and spirit that have been passed down through...

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Wüsthof Classic 7-Inch Hollow Edge Santoku Knife by Wusthof. $99.95. Alternating hollows on blade's sides prevent food from clinging. Tough polypropylene handle with full tang and traditional three rivets. Japanese-style cook's knife designed for chopping, slicing, dicing. Blade, bolster, tang forged from single piece of high-carbon stainless steel. Made in Germany. Finely crafted, razor-sharp knives are an investment worth making. Especially when they're hand-...

Ginsu 5218 Koden Series Stainless Steel Open Stock 7-Inch Santoku Blade by Douglas Quikut. $14.99. Universal design on handles allows for right or left handed usage. Limited lifetime warranty and never needs sharpening. 7-inch santoku blade never needs sharpening. Each handle is beautifully shaped and ergonomically designed to fit smoothly into your hand. Unique scalloped dual serrated edge prevents tearing of food like traditional knives. Ginsu's serrated blades perfo...

Ginsu 5218 Koden Series Stainless Steel Open Stock 7-Inch Santoku Blade by Douglas Quikut. $14.99. Universal design on handles allows for right or left handed usage. Limited lifetime warranty and never needs sharpening. 7-inch santoku blade never needs sharpening. Each handle is beautifully shaped and ergonomically designed to fit smoothly into your hand. Unique scalloped dual serrated edge prevents tearing of food like traditional knives. Ginsu's serrated blades perfo...