Knife 20 – Santoku Chef’s Knife
A Santoku is a multipurpose kitchen knife of Japanese origin that has a lightweight blade with a straight or slightly curved cutting edge and a spine that curves downward to the tip.
This knife is made from 3/32” 1095 Steel.
Cocobolo scales. Cocobolo is a hard, dense, oily wood, making it a good choice for a kitchen knife. The wood has natural oils to resist the moist environment. Anything in the Rosewood family is a classic material for wood handles.
1/8” Brass pins
A Saya is a wooden sheath or case. This one is made from spalted beech. The wood was cooked for 2 hours at 140 degrees to ensure any residences still in the wood were taken care of.