Masutani VG1 Nashiji Santoku Japanese Chef Knife 170mm
Masutani is a small but super skilled blacksmith form Echizen with a reputation as an expert sharpener. When a blacksmith is famously known as an excellent sharpener, you know you knife is going to be a fantastic performer.
All Masutani knives are under £100 and are easily comparable with most knives significantly more expensive. The quality of craftsmanship, materials and performance is second to none at this price.
This range is made using VG1 stain-resistant core steel with a Migaki blade. It offers one of the most affordable ranges of this incredibly popular, sharp and durable steel with excellent construction and performance. A great place to start for any cook or chef.
Do not use the knife to chop hard materials such as bones or frozen items unless the knife is made for that specific purpose. Always ensure you keep your knife clean and dry, and sharpen it as required to prevent a dull edge.
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