The "Santoku" Knife | Chef's Kitchen Knife | All Purpose

Our Santoku is the perfect all-rounder. With AUS10 67 layer Damascus Japanese steel and Australian hard wood handle, this professional kitchen knife is comfortable in your hands and glides through vegetables with ease.

PLEASE NOTE - For better or worse every handle is different. The images of handles change from knife to knife - the burl of wood is like the daily weather - hard to predict.


Blade Length: 185mm (7.28") | Over All Length: 340mm (13.38") | Blade Thickness: 1.6mm (0.062") | Weight: 160g (5.64oz) | HRC: 58-60

High carbon AUS10 67 layer Damascus Japanese steel. 

The second most popular knife in Japan - the All-Purpose 'Santoku' knife. Designed for multiple purposes, this knife moves between tasks with ease, whether it's cutting some pumpkin, chopping herbs, or slicing meats.

'Santoku' in Japanese translates to “Three Virtues”. This comes from its design to do three tasks in the kitchen; cutting, slicing, and chopping.

This is the perfect knife for the enthusiast who is looking for their first "proper" knife. You will find the Santoku can handle most jobs effectively, and looks great while doing it. 

We produce durable, high-quality knives and products for both culinary and utility use.

We stand behind the craftsmanship of our knives with this limited warranty.

All Koi Knives products are warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship during the period of one year from the original date of purchase by the end user. 

Should a manufacturing defect arise within the warranty period, We will repair
or replace the knife at our discretion without charge.

Please note: This warranty does not cover damage resulting from improper use or care, accidents, modification, commercial use, neglect, or regular wear and tear over time. We are not responsible for knives that have been damaged from misuse such as dropping, improper cleaning methods (like putting the knife through a dishwasher), or excessive force.

If you have any warranty questions or queries please feel free to contact us.

Please note: We recommend washing blades by hand using warm soapy water and drying them straight away or in any way that does not have water pooling on the blade.

Handles can be oiled using a natural oil such as a Camelia oil.

We ship orders on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Orders within Australia should arrive within a week.

International orders can take between 1-4 weeks to arrive.

Tracking information will be sent to you when your order has been sent.

Express shipping: If you are wanting your order in a hurry please add a note in with your order and we can upgrade you to express shipping for free.

*Only for Australian orders

International Orders: Please note there may be additional taxes and duty applied by customs in your country.

Unfortunately we can't tell you how much this would be as each country is different.

A handy guide to use is

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