Steel Type: Cobalt clad with Molybdenum and Vanadium
Blade Length: 165 mm
Handle: Chestnut Wood (Fire Treated Surface) + Polypropylene Resin Collar
Edging: 50/50 Bevel
The Tojiro Zen Japanese Santoku is excellent for chopping vegetables. The blade also works well when scooping sliced food off wooden cutting boards. You can also use the Zen Santoku with most chopped ingredients, and it’s a great option for home chef’s with smaller hands that may find Chef’s Knives a little too big.
The Tojiro Zen Japanese Santoku is a vegetable knife specialized primarily for chopping. The Tojiro Zen knives have been a rising star for home chefs and professionals alike. They are expertly crafted in Japan using cobalt clad molybdenum and vanadium steel.
Incredible for cutting and slicing vegetables. The Tojiro Zen Santoku’s high quality, denser metals and hand-crafted construction allow for the blade to be slimmed down. The lighter blade is more precise, easier to handle, and maintains its razor-sharp edge longer than mass produced factory knives.
You can enjoy a classic look and feel from the heart of Japan. The beautiful engraved blade and chestnut wood handle bring beauty to any kitchen. The wood is dark, and the traditional practice of fire treatment leaves it with a unique, rich color.
Trusted Tojiro quality. The 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.