This was our original Nagasaki Solingen hand-hammered Santoku knife! It still features its classic design, but we updated our branding, so it is not as dominant as it was on the original.
The new versions blade is thinner at its spine, features a reduced weight as well es improved hardness of 59-60 HRC.
The Santoku knife is the Japanese equivalent to the western chef's knife. It is used in a similar way, but provides less room for a rocking motion which is typically for western knives.
The hammered finish on our Santoku helps to release sticky clipping from the blade without having to peal them off or prevents clippings from sticking to the blade at all.