The all-purpose knife that every cook needs.
Ergonomic, sharp, and elegant.
This scalloped santoku knife 17cm from the Wusaki Ebony VG10 series is a must-have in the kitchen. It is a masterpiece full of outstanding qualitites: long-lasting sharpness, ergonomic design, and stunning look. This knife will undoubtedly become indispensable for the preparation of your recipes. Suitable for professional and domestic usage, it can be used for working with a wide variety of foods such as meats, herbs, fruits, and vegetables.
With 1% of carbon content, the blade of this knife has a core made of Japanese VG10 steel. It is able to remain sharp 2 to 3 times longer than knives with European steel, and that is in great part thanks to its impressive hardness of 60 HRC in the Rockwell scale. The blade is sharpened by hand on a leather grinding band to give it a well defined V-shaped edge that guarantees easy penetration into your foods. The excellent cutting performance of this knife would not be possible if it wasn't for the great quality and durability of the steel.
Robust, comfortable, and different from anything you've seen in most Western kitchen knives, the handle of this Wusaki Ebony VG10 knife is made of ebony wood. It has veinings that are unique to every single knife, thus no two handles are the same. The wood is sanded, which explains why it feels good in your hand. Furthermore, the octagonal shape of the handle is suitable for all cooks regardless of whether they are left or right handed.
The blade has 67 layers of damascus steel around its core, which ensures an optimal balance between rigidity and flexibility, but also gives the knife an original look highly appreciated by cooks.
As for the handle, its octagonal shape, beautiful veinings, and decorative red bands make it truly one of a kind.
Elegant and unique, the fantastic design of this knife is the dream of every cook.
All knives from Wusaki are made in a small factory located in the north of Canton, which is the capital city of the Guangdong province in Western China. The good relationship between France and China allowed us to find a trustworthy partner with a family-size structure like ours. The manufacturing of Wusaki knives complies with the quality standards that are imposed by professionals of the industry in France. We are proud to be able to propose reliable and high quality kitchen tools at a fair price for our customers.
Care tips: the blade must be hand washed and dried immediately with a soft cloth to prevent humidity traces on the steel. The handle must be always free of humidity, thus try to wet it as least a possible when washing the blade.