Hitohira NM V10 Damascus Santoku 170mm Pakka Handle
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This NM line is made from forged VG-10 stainless steel with stainless Damascus clad. NM refers to the first two letters of the two makers responsible for the blade. The steel feels incredibly finely grained, and we found that it offers great edge at around #1000 - #3000, with maximum edge retention.
It features a very slightly hollow ground bevels, making these knives extremely thin behind the edge, yet they maintain good thickness on the spine for stability. We recommend these knives for both experienced users and beginners with practicality and performance in mind.
Santoku is an all-purpose blade that is incredibly useful for tight spaces and it is the one that most home cooks should purchase first. Even folks who use paring knives for everything can quickly get used to this blade since it brings so much utility in a compact size.
Producing Area: Echizen-Fukui/ Japan
Steel Type: Stainless Steel
Steel: VG-10, Stainless Damascus Clad
Handle: Pakka Western
Total Length: 296mm
Edge Length: 170mm
Handle to Tip Length: 174mm
Blade Height: 47mm
Handle Length: 120mm
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous