Aogami No.1 Santoku
*Please kindly note customs fees may be charged when you recieve your items.
Made in Sakai, Osaka
A double-edged blade made of Aogami No.1 carbon steel. Aogami No.1 steel is one of the hardest carbon steel and has long lasting sharpness. Due to its hardness, it is likely to chip and needs certain skill for sharpening compared to other steels.
We handle Aogami blades made by skilled blacksmith in Sakai, Osaka. The neat annealing procedure makes the blade uniformed and the feeling of sharpening is unlikely to change even after the knife is worn out. The octagonal handle is made of magnolia wood and water buffalo horn.
-Carbon steel knives can easily rust and requires care. Please wipe the blade every time after you cut.
-NOT dishwasher safe
-To prevent rust, thoroughly wipe the knife after washing.
- Apply a thin layer of oil on the blade before storing to protect it from humidity and make it more rust resistant.
-Please read the instruction before usage.
- Type of engraving
"English alphabet (Cursive)"
Engrave your name or message in English alphabet. Font style is cursive only. We can engrave initials too. You can order by proceeding from "ENGRAVE". Please enter what you like to have engraved on the knife and add to cart after you check the preview.
Engrave your name or message in Kanji or Katakana. Font style cannot be changed. Please inquire from the link below "ENGRAVE" for engraving in Japanese. We cannot accept Japanese engraving without inquiring.
*There is a limit to the number of characters depending on the knife and place of engraving.
Blade (A and C) : Japanese Maximum 10 characters, English alphabet (Cursive) Maximum 20 characters
*Engraving knives will take time. Dispatching the items will be 7 days after your order.
*Engraving in Japanese will be ONLY in Kanji or Katakana. Please note we do not engrave in Hiragana.
*Please note all engraving will be done by hand and may be different from the preview.
-Size : Total Length 31.5cm, Blade length 16.5cm
-Weight : 126g
*The weight of knives can slightly vary.
-Knife type : Multi-purpose
-Knife bevel : Double bevel (For right and left handed)
-Manufacturing process : Forged
-Blade material : Aogami No.1 carbon steel
-Blade structure : Multi-layer (Warikomi)
-Handle material : Magnolia (Octagonal)
Blade : Japanese and English
-Origin : Sakai city, Osaka
-Black smith : TANAKA UCHIHAMONO
-Sharpener : Naohito Myojin