Yoshihiro Damascus Santoku (All purpose Knife) 180mm:
This knife has a hammered finish with a beautiful Rosewood handle and is one of our biggest sellers.
A 45 layered knife made in Osaka by Yamawaki Cutlery Co., Ltd.
Yamawaki Cutlery Co., Ltd. has been making knives and cutlery since 1952.
I actually stumbled upon Yoshihiro knives when I was at the Japanese knife museum in Sakai.
Yamawaki has knives in the museum .
The knife factory is only a couple blocks away from the Museum.
This knife is made from VG-10 making it not just beautiful but very corrosion resistant.
This knife has a fine edge that bursts through food prep and is easy to resharpen.
A beautiful workhorse from a very renown maker in Sakai, Osaka.
Steel: VG-10 Hammered Damascus NSW Stainless Steel
Finish: Tsuchime (hammered)
Blade length: 180mm
Overall length: 324mm
My Recommendation: Get a saya!
Yamawaki also makes Saya’s (knife sheath) for knife storage and protection.