The Kanetsune Santoku knife will be the go to knife for all your kitchen cutting needs. Made with a VG-1 core, clad with SUS410 stainless steel, the VG-1 core has excellent edge retention while the SUS410 is highly corrosion resistant and durable. The Tsuchime finish adds a unique aesthetic look and helps food release from the blade. Beautiful black wood handles are comfortable in hand while providing excellent control of the knife. Pinned construction with a stainless steel bolster ensures the Kanetsune Santoku will perform for years.