OHISHI , SLD - MIGAKI TSUCHIME 165mm Santoku
Like the SLD 135mm Petty, the 165mm Santoku (General Purpose) Japanese Kitchen knife is a beautifully hand-crafted Japanese kitchen knife. With its higher blade profile and perfectly balanced blade, you are guaranteed great results with your food preparation.
The polished (Migaki), hammered (tsuchime) finish makes them an extremely attractive addition to the kitchen. The traditional handle is D shaped Ebony handle with a Pakka wood ferrule. These handles are comfortable to use in either right or left hand and the diameter of the handle gives you a very comfortable grip.
Washing – Hand wash with soapy water, rinse the blade with Hot water. Dry your knives as soon as possible after washing and do not leave them wet for extended periods of time. Do not wash in a dishwasher!
Storage – Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store in cutlery draw with other knives. Use a knife rack or at a minimum a cover for the knife to protect the edge
Sharpening - It is recommended to sharpen these knives to a fine edge on a Japanese Whetstone. However, for touch-up sharpening, you can use a Ceramic Steel and a 2 or 3 Wheel Japanese Water sharpener as these are designed for the angle of bevel angle of Japanese knives.