The Katana Saya Pakkawood Santoku Knife 18cm is a fantastic all round kitchen knife. Santoku actually means ‘3 Ways’ in Japanese which refers to the all-round suitability of these knives to slice, dice and prepare food as required. It also offers a fluted blade to relieve sticking. This version is the larger Santoku with a 18cm blade. T
he Eastern Pakkawood range comes gift boxed with a wooden ‘Saya’ that offers protection for the super sharp blade of your santoku knife, keeping it sharper for longer and also protecting your fingers! The blade has a 67 layers of VG-10 Damascus steel and replicates the ancient techniques of sword making for the Japanese Samurai warriors. It offers the highest quality steel with a high carbon content that gives it exceptional toughness. VG-10 stainless steel is hard and unbreakable and can reach a Rockwell hardness rating of up to 63HRC.
The exquisite craftmanship in these knives can be seen in the elegant layered damascus pattern on the blade. The blade is finished with deep black finished Pakkawood handle with opal effect ring, which strikes a balance between opulence and hard wearing-durability.