Yoshimi Kato hand forges his knives in the town of Takefu, Fukui prefecture. After taking over the company from his father Hiroshi in 2017, Yoshimi continues to craft high quality knives. Kato goes abroad a few times a year to visit his loyal customers and gather feedback to improve his designs and functionality, always striving for perfection.
Knife Type: Santoku All-Purpose
Steel Type: Blue Super (High Carbon Steel - Rust Prone)
Blade Type: Double-edged Blade
Blade Length: 170mm (6.7")
Blade Height: 46mm (1.8")
Blade Thickness: 3mm
Handle Material: Red Honduras Rosewood
Ferrule Material: Pakkawood
Handle Length: 127mm (5")
Weight: 146g (5.1 ounces)Use & Care
- Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.
- Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.