Steel Type: Cobalt clad with Molybdenum and Vanadium
Blade Length: 130 mm
Handle: Chestnut Wood (Fire Treated Surface) + Polypropylene Resin Collar
Edging: 50/50 Bevel
The Tojiro Zen Japanese Utility Knife is great for cutting mid sized fruits & veggies, slicing cheese, cutting small citrus fruits, slicing sandwiches, and cutting various meats.
Take control of the little things with a top quality Japanese utility knife for your kitchen. The utility knife is purpose built for coring, trimming fruits, and cutting away excess fat on meats. Living up to its name, this knife is great for many everyday uses. You can learn more about different knife types on our Getting Started page.
Tojiro Zen knives are lighter than you what you may be used to. The hand-forged high quality steel and wooden handle play a play into this design decision. A lighter blade is easier to control and provides a level of precision cutting you would be hard pressed to find elsewhere.
Trusted Tojiro quality. Factories that Tojiro operates previously manufactured the legendary samurai swords in Japan before their construction was outlawed after World War II. Tojiro has been manufacturing and selling knives since 1955, and their region has been manufacturing items such as knives, flies, pipes, copperware, and cutlery since the 1600s.