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Jikko Inox Molybdenum Santoku Knife

Product Information

  • Brand:Jikko
  • Model:Santoku 180mm (Honbazuke hand-honed edge)
  • Material:Blade: Molybdenum stainless steel, Handle: Plastic
  • Product type:Santoku Knives
  • Country of origin:Japan (Sakai, Osaka)
  • Dimensions (approx):Overall length: 299 mm (Blade length 180 mm, Blade thickness 1.4 mm)
  • Item weight (approx):162 g
  • Shipping weight (approx):270 g

Key Features

  • Traditional Honbazuke hand-honed edge is ready to use.
  • Double edged blade (asymmetric bevel 80/20).
  • Molybdenum stainless steel provides the great rust-resistance.

Use & Care

  • Hand wash.

Background

Traditional knife-maker Jikko also known as Sakai Jikko was established in 1901 in Sakai City, where is best-known for its artisans forging knives over the centuries.

Sakai blacksmiths are famous for their quality kitchen knives and are believed to supply nearly 90 percent of the knives used by professional chefs in Japan. At present, there are six craftsmen at the company, including Toshiyuki Jikko who is also the young president of the fourth generation family-owned artisan company.