The Santoku 45 layer hand hammered Sakai Takayuki has a Swedish steel inner core. This is a light knife with amazing edge retention and is very sharp. The handle has an Octagonal shape made of magnolia and are easy to grip when wet. All Sakai Takayuki knives are hand sharpened to ensure supreme sharpness out of the box.
The Santoku knife means knife of three virtues it’s the Japanese kitchens most versatile knife and has a short blade with a rounded tip with a slight point.