K Sabatier 7" Santoku Elegance
A very popular shape from Japan, the santoku style is now being made by lots of Western knife makers too. The sides of the blade have grantons; small dimples that reduce sticking.
*No soaking or dishwashers. Dry well in between uses to prolong edge life.
Blade Material: Z50C13 Stainless Steel
Handle Material: Red Pakka wood, Aluminum Rivets
Hardness: 54-56 HRC
Blade Length: 6.5" (168mm)
Overall Length: 11.5" (292mm)
Height at Heel: 1.6" (40mm)
Weight: 7.3 oz
For 8 generations, the French company K Sabatier have been producing excellent professional level chef knives. Still a family run operation, the folks at K Sabatier have extensive relationships with the craftspeople in Thiers, France. From forging to handling to final fit and finish, the methods and materials have changed over the last 200 years, but the attention to detail has been maintained.