Aogami Super is the finest steel that has been improved by adding various additive, while Shirogami #2 is the purest and most traditional Japanese steel.
It is known that Shirogami#2 can be the sharpest knife depending on the skill of the blacksmith, and this kitchen knife is exactly that. Forged by Mr. Nao Yamamoto, who is a traditional craftsman, the thick spine create a good balance and ease of use, and the cutting edge inserts sharply into the ingredients. Other blacksmiths also praised it as "this is a amazing knife".
Shirogami#2 is not stainless steel, so it will rust. After use, wipe off the water and be careful not to rust.
Brand : Yamamoto
Mr. Yamamoto is one of the most notable Echizen knife craftsmen. The Echizen area is known as the center of forged knives and he is certified by the Japanese government as a traditional craftsman.
Type of knife : Santoku
Santoku is a versatile kitchen knife that can cut meat, fish and vegetables. It is the most used kitchen knife in Japan, and it is also the most exported Japanese knife to the Western market. It is easy to handle because it does not have a long blade like a Gyuto knife or Slicer.
- Brand : Yamamoto
- Length : Blade 16.5cm (6.5inch) , Total 31cm (12.2inch)
- Weight : 150grs(5.3oz)
- Blade : Shirogami#2 carbon steel
- Hardness : HRC 64
- Handle : Rosewood
- For : Right-handed users and Left-handed users
- Keep clean and dry after use.
- Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
- Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.
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