YO-U: Small Santoku Knife 145mm
Yaxell produces premium quality knives used by top chefs all over the world
Started in 1932, Yaxell is based in Seki city, Japan’s ‘sword capital’ with a history spanning over 7 centuries.
Applying the knowledge and technique of traditional sword making, Yaxell’s kitchen knives are handmade with the utmost precision.
The YO-U Small Santoku Knife 145mm features a gorgeous ‘Tsuchime’ hammered, 37-layer stainless steel blade, with VG10 a ‘super stainless steel’ at its core. This blade is heated in a kiln at a very high temperature, ice-hardened and then tempered once again at high heat, which ensures the blade is extremely strong, durable and sharp. Its handle is made from canvas-micarta, a durable material made from resin and linen.
Dimensions: Length 260 mm x Width 45 mm x Height 13 mm (10.2 x 1.7 x 0.5 in)
Blade length: 145 mm (5.7 in)
Blade thickness: 2mm (0.07 in)
Weight: 181g (0.4 lb)
Material: Blade—stainless steel. Handle—Cancas micarta, stainless steel rivets
Left and Right hand compatible
Made in Japan