230mm San-Mai chef's knife

230mm San-Mai chef's knife

A chef's knife forged from a billet of san mai steel consisting of wrought iron cladding and a core steel of Japanese White #2. It has a lovely profile similar to a French chef's knife or the Japanese smith Masamoto. A 52mm heel height makes chopping veggies and meat easy. It has a pronounced distal taper with the blade thinning significantly along its length all the way to a very fine tip.

 

The main part of the handle is birch, with a ferrule of bubinga, and is finished in a Japanese style 'D' shape that's comfortable in the hand.

 

This knife is carbon steel that can develop corrosion if not properly cared for. Please look at the Knife Care page for more information.

 

Knife specs:

Length - 230mm

Height - 52mm

Blade thickness:

At handle - 4.3mm

Above the heel - 3.6mm

Midway - 2.2mm

1cm from the tip - 0.45mm

Weight - 229g

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£345.00Price