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Ohishi VG10 Damascus Tsuchime – Santoku 180 mm

$125.20 $178.85

Ohishi VG10 Damascus Tsuchime – Santoku 180 mm

About Santoku (General Purpose) Japanese Kitchen Knife


Style: Santoku
Core: VG10 steel, hardened to HRC61-62
Cladding: Stainless steel
Finishing: Suminagashi-Tsuchime
Blade Length: 180 mm
Overall Length: 305 mm
Weight: 180 gm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Handle Material: Western Handle of Pakka Wood with triple-riveted tang Handle Style: Left or Right-Handed


This series of knives uses VG10 super steel, a hard stainless-steel core that is surrounded by 15 layers of “Damascus” steel with the “Hammered” Tsuchime finish. These knives have been designed for the discerning chef who wants a high performing knife that is a true work of the blacksmiths art.

The Core of these knives is VG10 super steel that has been hardened to HRC61-62, this ensures that the blade will take and hold an extremely sharp edge. The cladding is 17 layers of softer “Damascus” stainless steel that has been finished in the Suminagashi-Tsuchime style. This “Hammered” / Tsuchime finish creates an effect like a “Granton Edge” or dimpled edge that assists the knife to move easily through food and helps the food fall away from the side of the knife.

The blade is also forged with a closed bolster that join to the Pakka wood handle ensuring the knife is sealed from dirt and water. The Pakka wood handle is mahogany toned attached with triple riveted tang.