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Nishida Santoku Kitchen Knife 175mm - Shirogami

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Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.

Blade: Shirogami (white steel) clad in iron with a kurouchi finish. Extra wide, non-stainless with a convex grind.

The handle is rosewood and ebony, but round instead of octagonal. 

This hand-forged knife is was crafted by Nishida san in Kumumoto. They are very rustic and a bit thicker and heftier than most Japanese kitchen knives.

Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.