Zuika Santoku 165mm Powder Steel Knife
The Zuika Series Knives, made from premium powder steel and finished to HRC65, are among the hardest knives made. Their blades feature a central core made of Hitachi ZDP189 powder steel sandwiched between two layers of SUS405 that makes them extremely sharp and durable. The carbon...
Although the steel is very hard, it sharpens easily. We recommend using 4000- to 8000-grit stones.
Working in his Gihei Blacksmith Shop in Niigata, Japan, knife maker Atsushi Hosokawa has spent considerable time developing these unique Zuika Series Knives.
Handle length – 128mm
Handle width – 21mm
Handle to tip length – 305mm
Chin to tip length – 165mm
Blade height at chin – 46mm
Width of spine at handle – 3.09mm
Width of spine above chin – 2.51mm
Width of spine at middle – 1.64mm
Width of spine 1cm from the tip – .83mm
Weight – 133 g