Super versatile knife, a must-have in your kitchen!
When great looks match even greater quality
Availability date: 04/07/2019
The Wusaki Fujiko VG10 Santoku knife is both stunningly aesthetic and performant. It offers many advantages that make it easy to use: efficiency, ergonomic shape, longevity and an amazing design. Right out of the box you will be amazed by its splendid look, its originality and its excellent finishes.
The Fujiko Santoku knife has a core made with the renowned VG10 Japanese steel. This high-hand alloy allows the blade to hold its edge 2 to 3 times longer than European steels. Thanks to its 1% carbon content, the blade's hardness is higher than most of the blades available on the market. Besides enjoying a premium steel, the knife undergoes a V-shaped manual sharpening. Thus, the blade is razor sharp right out of the box!
For the handle, Wusaki carefully selected a refined natural Olive Wood. Very sought-after by knife-lovers, this wood contains brown streaks that contrast beautifully with the lighter yellow streaks. Is is also renowned for its strength, its distinct scent that is somewhat fruity. As it is a natural material, there may be small differences in tone and veining, each piece is unique. Moreover, the straight shape of the handle enables a comfortable grip. Thanks to the smooth surface of the bolster, you can hold the knife closer to the blade, which lets you have better control over your food cuts.
The blade features 67 layers of damascus steel that create wavy lines that are unique to each single knife. The wooden handle compliments the dasmascus blade magnificently with a sharp constrast of colors. Last but not least, the Japanese character engraved at the bottom of the handle provides that final touch that makes your knife truly stylish.
Wusaki knives are made in a small factory located in the north of Canton; the capital city of the Guangdong province in Western China. This province is historically known for its know-how in the production of steel knives. The good relations between France and China allowed us to find a serious partner with a human-size structure like ours. The expertise of Wusaki is entirely governed by the French manufacturing standards established by the professionals in the field. We are proud to have succeeded in the creation of a reliable work tool with a superb design and at a great price for our customers.
Wash by hand and dry with a soft cloth. Avoid to wet the handle as much as possible, even when washing the knife. Once in a while, you can wipe the handle with a cloth slightly soaked in olive oil to protect the wood.