170mm Tsubame MV santoku
170mm Tsubame MV santoku
170mm Tsubame MV santoku
170mm Tsubame MV santoku
170mm Tsubame MV santoku
170mm Tsubame MV santoku
170mm Tsubame MV santoku

170mm Tsubame MV santoku

Regular price ¥8,300
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The Tsubame series is made by Kataoka hamono of Niigata, Japan. Kataoka hamono, founded in 1958, is also the maker of the Brieto and Tamahagane brands which are popular in the Japanese domestic market.

If you want a wa-gyuto that is hygienic, this is the answer. The handle is made of elastomer resin with an antibacterial agent called Novalon AGZ330. The handle feels good in the hand thanks to its rubber-like properties. It is also heat-resistant and can withstand temperatures up to 115C. This is a practical, affordable, and reliable gyuto; a true bang-for-the-buck.

Brand: Tsubame
Maker: Kataoka hamono
Location: Niigata, Japan
Knife type: wa-santoku

Construction type: monosteel
Steel category: stainless
Steel type: Molybdenum Vanadium

Total length: 305mm
Blade length: 169mm
Blade height at heel: 47mm
Spine thickness at handle: 1.7mm
Spine thickness at heel: 1.7mm
Spine thickness at middle: 1.6mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 0.7mm
Weight: 124g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: elastomer resin
Hand orientation: ambidextrous

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