Kato VG-10 Santoku Knife - 170mm
Online Price $209.99
Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
The Shibamasa brand of knives is manufactured in Seki, Japan, and offer exceptional value.
The blades are 17-layer damascus-clad VG5 stainless steel. V5 steel is harder than VG2 but more durable than VG10 steel.
The handles are partial-tang with riveted pakka wood scales.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.