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Carbon Steel Santoku Knife

  • Sugg. Price $147 $177 Our Price $59.95 $139.95
    Combining the duties of both a chef's knife and a cleaver, this santoku is deftly proportioned for precision tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing. The high-carbon-steel blade has shallow oval-shaped depressions along the cutting edge that keep foods from adhering to it. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. Polypropylene handle is contoured for a comfortable grip.
  • Sugg. Price $163 $188 Our Price $89.95 $149.95
    Combining the benefits of a chef's knife and cleaver, this hollow-ground santoku is indispensable for chopping, slicing and dicing. Oval indentations on the blade's sides reduce friction to produce clean, uniform cuts and minimize sticking. VG-MAX "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 34 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. The wide, angle-tipped blade combines the best features of a chef's knife and a cleaver. Indentations along the blade reduce friction and keep slices from sticking. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • $59.99
    Brothers Jordan and Jared Schmidt lend a designer's sensibility to the creation of their knives and – in the process – have redefined the art of modern knife making. German steel blades are hand ground, polished and sharpened to an 18° angle. Double bolsters and their signature Schmidt Brothers Curve® promote ideal hand position and leverage. A special technique draws the carbon from the steel handle to create a matte-black finish. The 7" santoku combines the benefits of a chef's knife and cleaver, making it ideal for chopping and slicing fresh vegetables and cuts of meat. A great value, it makes a wonderful addition to your everyday knife collection. Etched blades are ground, polished and sharpened by hand from premium German steel. Each blade is hand-sharpened to an 18° edge. Blades are rust resistant and feature Schmidt Bros. logo and Schmidt Brothers Curve®. All-steel design features matte-black double-bolster handle.
  • Sugg. Price $177 Our Price $89.95
    Update your cutlery collection with a versatile knife that combines Wüsthof's renowned German craftsmanship with a modern, white ergonomic handle. Crafted in the famed cutlery center of Solingen, Germany, this straight-edged knife combines the duties of both a chef's knife and cleaver. Deftly proportioned for precision tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing, it features oval-shaped indentations along the cutting edge that prevent sticking and reduce friction. The hand-honed high-carbon steel blade maintains a razor-sharp edge, and the handle perfectly balances the knife to mitigate fatigue. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Hollow-edge blade is ideal for slicing fresh produce, even starchy vegetables, without sticking. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability, balance and control. Ergonomic white POM handle resists fading and discoloration.
  • Sugg. Price $187 $212 Our Price $89.95 $169.95
    Combining German craftsmanship and traditional Japanese styling, this santoku is deftly proportioned for precision tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing. The high-carbon-steel blade has shallow oval-shaped depressions to keep foods from adhering to it. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. A recessed bolster facilitates honing and sharpening the entire length of the cutting edge; a heel bolster provides added balance. Sleek contoured handle is made of smooth polypropylene.
  • Sugg. Price $187 Our Price $139.95
    Performing the duties of both a chef's knife and a cleaver, this santoku is deftly proportioned for precision tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing. The high-carbon-steel blade has shallow oval-shaped depressions along the cutting edge that keep foods from adhering to it. For efficient food prep, we've paired this versatile knife with a sturdy bamboo cutting board. 2-piece set includes a 7" hollow-ground santoku knife and 12" x 8" cutting board. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. Polypropylene handle is contoured for a comfortable grip.
  • Sugg. Price $128 Our Price $89.95
    Pairing German craftsmanship with traditional Japanese styling, this santoku is proportioned for precision cutting tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing. The high-carbon-steel blade has shallow oval-shaped depressions that keep foods from adhering to it. To simplify everyday prep, we've teamed this essential knife with a sturdy bamboo cutting board. 2-piece set includes a 7" hollow-ground santoku knife and 12" x 8" cutting board. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Wide blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Tang extends deep into the handle for exceptional durability and control. Heavy bolster provides perfect balance. Pebbled polypropylene handle is contoured for a secure grip.
  • Sugg. Price $86 $112 Our Price $64.95 $84.95
    In its seventh-generation of family ownership, Wüsthof has been making some of the finest kitchen cutlery in the world since 1814. The Gourmet line features precision stainless-steel blades that resist stains and rust and hold an exceedingly sharp edge. The santoku blade is based on a traditional Asian design that combines the benefits of a chef's knife and cleaver. It’s ideal for slicing, dicing and mincing. The santoku knife’s signature “sheep’s foot” tip allows for a more linear edge from heel to tip than a typical chef’s knife and the indentations along the side of the blade reduce sticking. It’s ideal for slicing, dicing and mincing. Stamped blade is made of high-carbon stainless steel for top performance and durability. Triple-riveted high-impact plastic handle provides a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $100 $113 Our Price $59.95 $89.95
    Combining German craftsmanship and traditional Japanese styling, this santoku is deftly proportioned for precision tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing. The high-carbon-steel blade has shallow oval-shaped depressions that keep foods from adhering to it. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) creates an extraordinarily sharp blade that retains its edge 30% longer. Wide blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Tang extends deep into the handle for exceptional durability and control. Heavy bolster provides perfect balance. Pebbled polypropylene handle is contoured for a secure grip.
  • Sugg. Price $100 Our Price $63.95
    The Zwilling Gourmet collection brings you outstanding performance at a great value. With comfortable handles and a lightweight feel, Gourmet knives offer confident, fatigue-free cutting. This 7" santoku knife features a remarkably sharp laser-controlled edge for slicing, chopping and mincing with precision. Blade is precision-stamped from single piece of high-carbon stainless steel. Zwilling's patented Friodur ice-hardening technique results in an ultra-hard, sharp blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Traditional three-riveted handle with full tang provides maximum comfort and stability while cutting. Highly durable POM handle has stainless-steel rivets that provide perfect balance between blade and handle. Center rivet is laser inscribed with Zwilling logo. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731.
  • Sugg. Price $213 $231 Our Price $169.95 $184.95
    The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry of traditional hand-forged knives. Hand-crafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. This santoku knife is indispensable for chopping and slicing fresh vegetables and small cuts of meat, combining the benefits of a chef’s knife and cleaver in one. Blades feature a core of VG-MAX "super steel" clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of stainless-steel. The striking hand-hammered finish ( tsuchime in Japanese) reduces drag when cutting and helps to quickly release food from the blade. Walnut-finish PakkaWood handles have a two-position design, providing a trigger grip for pull cuts and the perfect balance point for a pinch grip. Stainless-steel end caps embossed with the Shun logo add stability, strength and wide weight distribution from end to end.
  • Sugg. Price $137.50 $175 Our Price $109.95 $139.95
    Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in Germany, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. This multipurpose santoku features shallow indentations along the blade’s sides that reduce drag for greater precision when you’re chopping and slicing. Precision forged using Zwilling’s Sigmaforge process, which incorporates the Fridour ice-hardening technique to produce a corrosion-resistant blade that is exceptionally hard yet flexible. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Blade has a series of hollow-ground ovals on each side that create tiny air pockets, minimizing drag for cleaner, more precise cuts. Stainless-steel end cap provides excellent balance while cutting. Permanently bonded polypropylene handle has just enough texture for a secure, comfortable grip. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. 5" santoku: 5"-long blade. 7" santoku: 7"-long blade. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731.
  • Sugg. Price $187 Our Price $149.95
    Combining the duties of both a chef's knife and a cleaver, this santoku is deftly proportioned for precision tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing. The large 8"-long blade has shallow oval-shaped depressions along the cutting edge that keep foods from sticking to it, while the wider handle offers an ideal grip for larger hands. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. Polypropylene handle is slightly oversized to provide a comfortable grip for larger hands.
  • Sugg. Price $282 $313 Our Price $149.95 $169.95
    From our premium Kaji line by Shun, this santoku is handcrafted in Japan and blends new technology with centuries-old traditions of handcraftsmanship. A versatile knife for chopping and slicing, the santoku combines the benefits of a cleaver and a chef's knife. Hollow-ground indentations on its blade reduce friction and minimize sticking. 65-layer blade features a premium SG-2 powdered steel cutting core clad in 64 layers of forged nickel/stainless steel Damascus. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword–making techniques, the blade's construction creates a supersharp cutting edge. Wide, pointed blade is hollow ground with indentations that minimize sticking. Handle is made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams Sonoma exclusive.
  • Sugg. Price $250 Our Price $119.95
    The Wüsthof Crafter knife series celebrates the spirit of old-world craftsmanship with brass rivets and rich oak handles featuring a branded Wüsthof logo. Forged from durable high-carbon steel, this santoku is made with Wüsthof's famed PEtec for long-lasting sharpness. Its blade has hollow-edge depressions that reduce friction and minimize sticking. Knife is precision forged from single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Smoked oak handle is branded with the Wüsthof logo. Triple brass rivets and full tang provide exceptional durability and control. Made in the renowned cutlery center of Solingen, Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $62 Our Price $54.95
    Designed for the tough day-to-day demands of the commercial kitchen, the Wüsthof Pro line offers a smart value for home cooks. This collection features high-carbon German steel blades and a unique handle built with an inner core for stability, a nonslip grip, and an ergonomic shape that stays comfortable even during extended tasks. Versatile santoku knife is ideal for all-purpose slicing, dicing and mincing. Precision-stamped, high-carbon stainless-steel blade sharpens easily and offers outstanding edge retention. Hollow-edge indentations in the blade reduce friction and sticking. Unique two-stage handle features two high-performance synthetic materials: an inner core for enhanced stability during prolonged use and an outer slip-resistant shell. Handle is ergonomically shaped for comfort. NSF certified to meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Made in Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $132 $144 Our Price $79.95 $114.95
    Influenced by the Zen principle of simplicity, the Shun Kanso collection was designed with only the indispensable elements in mind: high-performance steel, a razor-sharp edge, perfect balance and precision handling. Plainly put: with this santoku knife, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous. Blade of highly refined, high-carbon vanadium stainless steel takes and holds a razor-sharp edge. Indentations along the blade reduce friction and keep slices from sticking. Heritage-finish blade provides a rustic look that hides scratches and improves with age. Angled handle is made of dark tagayasan , an extremely dense wood traditionally used to make samurai sword handles. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $155 Our Price $99
    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. Great for chopping and slicing, the santoku combines the benefits of a cleaver and a chef's knife. Indentations on the blade edge reduce drag and minimize sticking. To keep your santoku in pristine condition, we've included an efficient manual sharpener from Japan. Set includes a 7" hollow-ground santoku and Minosharp Water Sharpener. Stamped blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" knife edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Sharpener features coarse, medium and fine wheels for precise sharpening, while a water slurry keeps the blade and wheels clean during operation. Sharpener's coarse and medium ceramic stones efficiently hone the blade to 12–15 degrees, and a superfine wheel polishes the knife at the final stage. Sharpener is compatible with all knife brands, and ideal for Asian-style knives.
  • Sugg. Price $100 Our Price $79.95
    Designed in collaboration with renowned professional chefs, Zwilling Four Star cutlery has been a bestselling series since it debuted in 1976. This santoku knife is a special release in honor of Four Star's 40th anniversary. Built with a broad blade and extra-sharp cutting edge, the Asian-style chef's knife is a go-to favorite for chopping and slicing of meat, fish and produce. Precision forged using Zwilling's Sigmaforge process, which incorporates the Friodur ice-hardening technique to produce a corrosion-resistant blade that is exceptionally hard yet flexible. High-carbon stainless-steel blade is hand sharpened and polished by master craftsmen to create a long-lasting, razor-sharp edge. Ergonomically contoured polypropylene handle has just enough texture to guarantee a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731.
  • Sugg. Price $120 Our Price $94.95
    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. A versatile knife for chopping and slicing, the santoku combines the benefits of a cleaver and a chef's knife. Indentations on the blade edge reduce drag and minimize sticking. Stamped blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Hollow-ground indentations along the blade increase efficiency and decrease sticking. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced.
  • Sugg. Price $100 Our Price $67.95
    The Twin Signature collection combines excellent value with the legendary innovation and craftsmanship of Zwilling J.A. Henckels, German knife makers since 1731. These durable, entry-level knives feature blades stamped from high-carbon stainless steel, Friodur ice-hardened for strength, and hand honed for sharpness. This santoku is ideal for chopping as well as thin-slicing meat, fish and vegetables, with a hollow-ground blade that helps keep foods from sticking. Blade is precision-stamped from a single piece of high-carbon stainless steel. Zwilling’s patented Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Edge is hand honed and finished for long-lasting sharpness. Smooth polymer handle is triple-riveted to the full-tang blade and ergonomically shaped for comfort. 7" blade. Made in Germany.
  • $129.95
    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of professional Japanese chefs. A versatile knife for chopping and slicing, the santoku combines the benefits of a cleaver and a chef's knife. Indentations on the blade edge reduce drag and minimize sticking. Made in Japan, this knife features a lightweight, ergonomic handle that provides a slip-resistant grip. Stamped blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled, resulting in remarkable sharpness and edge retention. Hollow-ground indentations along blade increase efficiency and decrease sticking. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for superior grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced.
  • Sugg. Price $145 Our Price $87.95
    Williams Sonoma's partnership with Global cutlery led to the development of Global Ukon, the perfect synthesis of Japan's knife-making heritage, modern design and superior performance. Details like a dual-surface handle, an ambidextrous thumb rest and a thicker blade with a noticeably sharper edge are indications of Ukon's technical innovation. Like all Global knives, the cutlery offers perfect balance and seamless construction. This santoku is a great all-purpose knife for different types of chopping and slicing tasks. Knife edge is 10% sharper out of the box based on internationally recognized C.A.T.R.A. testing. Dual-surface handle has smooth and textured sides, representing the fusion of modern design and Global tradition. Thicker blade provides added durability and strength without compromising performance. Indentations on the blade edge reduce drag and minimize sticking. Ergonomic handle and rounded spine ensure extra comfort and minimize fatigue. Stamped blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Made in Japan exclusively for Williams Sonoma.
  • Sugg. Price $199 Our Price $149.95
    Williams Sonoma's partnership with Global cutlery led to the development of Global Ukon, the perfect synthesis of Japan's knife-making heritage, modern design and superior performance. Details like a dual-surface handle, an ambidextrous thumb rest and a thicker blade with a noticeably sharper edge are indications of Ukon's technical innovation. Like all Global knives, the cutlery offers perfect balance and seamless construction. Combining the benefits of a cleaver and a chef's knife, this traditional santoku has indentations on the blade edge to reduce drag and minimize sticking. Knife edge is 10% sharper out of the box based on internationally recognized C.A.T.R.A. testing. Dual-surface handle has smooth and textured sides, representing the fusion of modern design and Global tradition. Thicker blade provides added durability and strength without compromising performance. Ergonomic handle and rounded spine ensure extra comfort and minimize fatigue. Stamped blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Made in Japan exclusively for Williams Sonoma.
  • Sugg. Price $250 Our Price $189.95
    Dynamic, modern lines and user-friendly features distinguish the Epicure series, a brilliant knife design from Wüsthof crafted for the most discerning home cooks. Wide, subtly curved blades feel extra-stable and beautifully balanced in the hand, with generous knuckle room. Smooth, sculpted handles are the same super-durable wood composite used in high-quality cutting boards. Santoku blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Blade is precision-forged from high-carbon stainless steel. Handle is made of Epicurean® recycled wood-fiber composite, a highly durable and hygienic material. Created by industrial designer Björn Berger and crafted in the historic cutlery center of Solingen, Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $88 Our Price $69.95
    Sora is Japanese for "sky," and the Shun Sora collection soars high in performance while offering down-to-earth value. With a traditional Japanese handle and blade shape, Sora knives deliver smooth, razor-sharp cutting and a lightweight feel that's easy to control. This 5" santoku tackles everything from slicing carrots and shallots to mincing herbs and chopping chocolate. Santoku knife is an excellent multipurpose kitchen knife, with a hollow-ground blade to reduce sticking. Blade features a VG-10 "super steel" core clad in stainless steel on each side for a san mai edge that is stain-resistant. Cutting edge is braze-welded to a mirror-polished Japanese steel upper, creating a beautiful wavy pattern characteristic of Japanese swordsmithing. Handle is a textured polymer blend for a secure grip and easy care. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $219 Our Price $109.95
    Combining the benefits of a chef's knife and cleaver, this hollow-ground santoku is indispensable for chopping, slicing and dicing. Oval indentations on the blade's sides reduce friction to produce clean, uniform cuts and minimize sticking. VG-MAX "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 34 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. The wide, angle-tipped blade combines the best features of a chef's knife and a cleaver. Indentations along the blade reduce friction and keep slices from sticking. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $100 Our Price $79.95
    Sora is Japanese for "sky," and the Shun Sora collection soars high in performance while offering down-to-earth value. With a traditional Japanese handle and blade shape, Sora knives deliver smooth, razor-sharp cutting and a lightweight feel that's easy to control. The composite blade reveals a beautiful wavy pattern characteristic of Japanese swordsmithing. Santoku knife is an excellent multipurpose kitchen knife, with a hollow-ground blade to reduce sticking. Blade features a VG-10 "super steel" core clad in stainless steel on each side for a san mai edge that is stain-resistant. Cutting edge is braze-welded to a mirror-polished Japanese steel upper, creating a traditional rippled pattern. Handle is a textured polymer blend for a secure grip and easy care. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $19 Our Price $14.95
    Kai, one of Japan's largest and most historic cutlery companies, has developed Kai Luna to offer superior cutlery design at an affordable price. Each knife has a high-carbon stainless-steel blade that is mirror-polished and finished with unique hammered detail. This traditional santoku features a hallmark shorter blade balanced with a lightweight handle. Its versatile design makes it a good choice for slicing, chopping, dicing and mincing. Traditional Japanese hammered finish helps release food more easily. Mirror polishing with graze-finish edge increases stain and corrosion resistance. German DIN1.4116 high-carbon stainless-steel blade is hand-sharpened on a whetstone and holds a super-sharp edge. 16-degree cutting edge is razor-sharp and more precise than standard Western-style knives. Lightweight, soft-grip handle has rubberized inserts for a comfortable, secure grip. Coordinating sheath protects the blade and makes storage safe and easy.
  • Sugg. Price $585 Our Price $449.95
    Named for the year of Zwilling's founding in Germany, the Twin 1731 series is a collaboration with internationally acclaimed designer Matteo Thun. An innovative curved bolster works as an extension of the hand, supporting a professional grip with thumb and index finger on the blade. With an incredibly sharp, laser-controlled edge, this santoku knife is honed and hand finished by skilled artisans. Precision forged from a single piece of Cronidur 30 high-performance stainless steel. Zwilling's Sigmaforge process incorporates the Friodur ice-hardening technique to produce corrosion-resistant blades that are exceptionally hard yet flexible. Precise lasers ensure blade edge is at optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Curved bolster promotes a grip for greater precision, safety and comfort. Untreated, oiled ebony wood handle. Made in Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $406 Our Price $229.95
    Crafted in Japan exclusively for Williams Sonoma, our premium Kaji line features strong, razor-sharp blades that merge new technology and centuries-old handcrafting traditions. The sumo santoku blade’s extra heft gives it plenty of cutting power for larger jobs. The double-wide blade and added weight of this blade give it the focused power to tackle larger jobs than a standard Santoku. Dual rows of hollow grounds shed large slices from the blade and the extra width is great for scooping up bits from the cutting board. 65-layer blade features a premium SG-2 powdered steel cutting core clad in 64 layers of forged nickel/stainless steel Damascus. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword–making techniques, the blade’s construction creates a super-sharp cutting edge. Handle is made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams Sonoma exclusive.
  • $49.95
    Made by one of Japan's top knife manufacturers, Kai Pro cutlery brings professional performance to home cooks seeking excellent value. The full-tang, Japanese steel blade is hand sharpened to a razor-like edge, and the beautiful hammered finish releases food quickly. Built for the rigors of commercial kitchens, this knife offers comfortable, agile handling. Japanese santoku has versatile 7" blade for all-purpose slicing, chopping and mincing. Japanese high-carbon AUS6M stainless-steel blade takes a sharp edge, holds the edge well and resharpens easily. Hammered finish ( tsuchime in Japanese) helps food release quickly from blade. Hand sharpened on a Japanese-style hiramae horizontal sharpening wheel for a precision 16-degree edge on each side of blade. Full-tang construction provides weight and balance. Riveted thermoplastic handle is gently rounded for comfort and smooth, substantial feel. NSF-certified knife meets high-level safety standards for professional kitchens.