Combining German craftsmanship and traditional Japanese styling, this santoku is deftly proportioned for precision tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing. The high-carbon-steel blade has shallow oval-shaped depressions to keep foods from adhering to it.
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Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion.
Blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking.
Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention.
Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control.
A recessed bolster facilitates honing and sharpening the entire length of the cutting edge; a heel bolster provides added balance.
Sleek contoured handle is made of smooth polypropylene.
7" santoku: 7"-long blade; 5"-long handle; 6.5 oz.
Made in Germany
Always use caution when handling sharp objects.
Avoid cutting on hard surfaces such as stone, metal or glass.
It is not advisable to use any knife but a meat cleaver to cut through bone, as other blades can be easily damaged.
Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent. Rinse and dry immediately.
Maintain the knife's cutting edge by regularly using a honing steel.
Sharpen as needed. With regular use and honing, your knife should not need sharpening more than once or twice a year.
Sharpen knife at home using a whetstone or knife sharpener, or have it sharpened by a professional.
Store knife in a safe place to protect its edge and prevent injury.