The word Santoku means “three virtues”, referring to the three main tasks of this kitchen knife: slicing, dicing, and mincing.
Tojiro have been pursuing the keenness. The knowledge for processing 3-layer material is one of the top classes and the production number is the No.1 in the world. “Easiness to use”, from western-style and “Comfortable grip and convenience of being able to change the handle”, from Japanese-style knives. This kitchen knife is a fusion of modern style and Japanese tradition. Tojiro set this series in a reasonable price range so that you can casually fell the feeling of upper grade “Shippu” DP Damascus series that has been gaining excellent reactions. Tojiro have been pursuing the sharpness and studying edging and structure of a blade for a long time. This is one of a reason that many professionals use Tojiro as their favorite knife all over the world. Feel the essence of Tojiro kitchen knife, fusion of Japanese style and Western style. This is a standard series with basic functions of Japanese-style kitchen knives.
- 3-ply material blade: Cobalt Alloy steel core + 13 Chrome stainless steel outer layers.
- Double edged.
- Handle: chestnut wood, corrosion resistant, with fire surface treatment to improve its water resistance. Clear coaring on its surface also prevents the degradation of its color caused by aging.
- Collar: polypropilene resin.
- Made in Japan.
Tojiro is a Japanese kitchen knife brand focused in the sharpness of the knife. The combination of advanced technology and traditional technique creates a unique knife. A top brand among knife manufacturers in Niigata Prefecture, and also among the top 5 in Japan.