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Morihei Hisamoto INOX Santoku 165mm Pakka Handle

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€110,00 EUR
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Description

What kind of knife is this?

An equally all-round knife as the gyuto but more orientated to homestyle cooking. Incredibly versatile on its own, easy to use, nimble and suitable for a wide variety of cutting tasks. The bunka is a version of the santoku but with a Kiritsuke tip. This style tip will excel in more delicate work while it still retains the all-purpose functionality of the santoku. 

Care Instructions

This is a stainless steel knife. It becomes stainless due to a certain amount (10-13%) of chromium and/or nickel in the alloy, it forms a film layer which acts as a barrier between metal and oxygen. Stainless steel is easy, practical and functional but not completely maintenance free. With very bad maintenance it can rust or show pitting, after all it’s called stainless not stain-free steel. The corrosion resistance varies with each stainless steel. In my opinion the same rules apply here as with carbon steel (non-stainless).

Store your knife dry and clean, never let it air-dry after washing, no dishwasher and avoid extremely hard products like frozen foods or bones ect. But a big difference to carbon steel is that your margin of error is much bigger, the rust resistance is much greater and thus easier and more worry free to maintain.

Please note that there are many different stainless steels, just like carbon steels, each with its own properties and characteristics. Each should be judged individually.

Natural stone sharpened by Morihei

Detailed Spec

Brand: Morihei 浅草橋 森平
Profile: Santoku
Size: 165mm
Steel Type: Stainless Steel
Steel: Mono SUS-440
Handle: Pakka Western
Total Length: 283mm
Edge Length: 165mm
Handle to Tip Length: 174mm
Blade Height: 47mm
Thickness: 1.7mm
Handle Length: 113mm
Weight: 151g
Hand Orientation: Right-Handed
Hardness: 59±1HRC
Final Edge: Morihei 森平
Update: October 14, 2023