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Wusthof Classic 8" Santoku Knife, Hollow Edge

Wusthof Classic 8" Santoku Knife 4183-7

  • This special Japanese style blade is a great alternative to the chef’s knife in any set
  • Precision forged from a single piece of high carbon, stain resistant German stainless steel
  • Hand honed razor sharp PEtec cutting edge
  • Hollow edge blade prevents food from sticking
  • Ergonomic and comfortable triple-riveted black poly handle
  • Made in Solingen, Germany; Lifetime Warranty
Regular Price: $187.00
Sale Price: $99.95

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Wusthof Classic 8" Santoku Knife, Hollow Edge

For a Japanese cook's knife that is easier to use, choose the Wusthof Classic 8" Santoku Knife with hollow ground edge. As with its traditional chef's knife counterpart the 8" blade of this Wusthof Santoku is more nimble than larger tools: perfect for small jobs or small hands. Like most santokus, it features a hollow edge with dimples to allow paper-thin slices to fall cleanly from the blade without sticking. Create delicious sushi and sashimi without any tearing of the delicate seafood meats. Mince garlic and green onions or cut plum and grape tomatoes neatly and efficiently. Because this Classic 8 Inch Santoku Knife is fully forged, its weighted bolster provides just enough heft to let this Wusthof blade do most of the work for you. Whether you are new to cooking or just in need of some versatility, the Wusthof Classic 8" Santoku with hollow edge is a sure-fired winner. Lifetime Wusthof Guarantee. Wusthof item number 4183-7/20.

Wusthof Classic Series Features

Every Wusthof Classic knife is forged from one piece of specially tempered high carbon steel to ensure outstanding strength strength, balance and heft. The Classic black handles are made of synthetic material triple riveted to the full tang for a seamless and hygienic fit. Not only comfortable to hold, but the skillfully honed by hand blades are also incredibly sharp, and are easily resharpened. Made in Germany, Lifetime Guarantee.

Why Choose a Forged Steel Knife?

Wusthof forged knives start with quality steel that undergoes extreme heat and hand moulding to enhance the flexibility, density, and hardness of the blade. Forged knives are hand crafted and offer greater strength and durability as well as better balance, a heavier feel and lasting sharpness compared to stamped cutlery. The tang of a forged knife always extends into the handle to improve the balance and ergonomics.

About Wusthof Forged Knives

Each Wusthof knife is precision forged from a single piece of chrome-molybdenum-vanadium steel. This specialized high carbon, stain-resistant alloy ensures that the critical characteristics of each Wusthof knife are right there from the beginning: razor sharp, long-lasting cutting edge that is both highly stain resistant and easily restorable (able to be sharpened). This formula is imprinted on each forged blade is the following world-renowned Wusthof steel formula: X50 CrMoV15
X = Stainless Steel
Mo = Molybdenum
50 = 0.5% carbon - significant for sharpness
V = Vanadium for hardness and edge retention
Cr = Cromium for stain-resistance
15 = Contents of chromium (15%)

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