Shun Sora 7" Hollow Ground Santoku Knife VB0718

MSRP: $125.00
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Specifications

  • Overall Length:12.75"
  • Blade Length:7.25"
  • Cutting Edge:7.00"
  • Blade Thickness:0.08"
  • Blade Material:VG-10
  • Blade Style:Sheepsfoot
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Mirror
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:5.50"
  • Handle Thickness:0.75"
  • Handle Material:Polymer
  • Color:Black
  • Weight:6.40 oz.
  • Knife Type:Fixed Blade
  • Brand:Shun
  • Model:Santoku
  • Model Number:VB0718
  • Country of Origin:Japan
  • Best Use:Kitchen
  • Product Type:Knife
Description

Description

A santoku is an Asian-inspired knife that many cooks today have added to their kitchen favorites. A knife of many talents, a santoku easily handles all the basic kitchen cutting tasks. In fact, some people even prefer it to a chef’s knife. Slightly shorter than the standard chef's knife, the Shun Sora 7" Santoku is light, agile, and very easy to maneuver. There's just enough belly curve to enable rocking cuts, which just adds to the Sora Santoku's versatility. Hollow-ground indentations (Granton edge) allow the blade to glide through the food easily and smoothly.

The Shun Sora Ultimate Utility Knife is part of the Shun Sora line that provides exceptional handcrafted Shun quality at an amazing price. Sora uses Shun's proprietary Composite Blade technology to bring together a VG-10 san mai cutting edge with a Japanese 420J stainless steel upper. This technology puts high-performance material exactly where it's needed—on the edge. The two blade sections are laser cut, then fit together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. Braze welding permanently joins them. The attractive wavy pattern at the joint is based on traditional Japanese sword hamon lines. While Sora's blade shapes and handle design are traditional Japanese, the textured PP/TPE polymer blend handle material provides a contemporary look, secure grip and balance, and is easy to maintain.

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