Yoshimi Kato VG10 Nashiji Damascus Santoku Knife 170mm
Hand forged by master bladesmith Yoshimi Kato, this damascus collection is made from high performance VG10 steel renowned for its edge holding and ability to take a fine edge. This series has a rustic nashiji finish ground thin for superior cutting performance. The handle is octagonal and made from rosewood.
The founder of Kato Hamono, Kintaro Kato, began forging knives in Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture, in 1928. His skills have been inherited by third-generation craftsman Yoshimi Kato, who is continuing to pass down their techniques to younger apprentices while making knives and sickles.
Edge Angle: Double Bevel
Blade Length: 170mm
Total Length: 313mm
Handle: Rose wood
Saya/ Sheath: Not included
Corrosion Resistance: Fully Stainless