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: R2/SG2 (Stain resistant steel)
Blade Hardness: HRC 62-63
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 180mm (7.1")
Blade Height: 45.8mm (1.8")
Blade Thickness: 1.3mm (0.051")
Handle Material: Lacquered Sugi Cedar Wood
Handle Length: 128mm (5")
Weight: 91g (3.2 ounces)Use and 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.
- Do not use a dishwasher to clean your knife.