For over one thousand years, Japanese sword and knife makers have been renowned for crafting the world’s sharpest, hardest and most refined blades.Tojiro, one of Japan’s top knife makers, still follows ancient techniques handed down by generations of master smiths to handcraft knives for the 21st century.
All Tojiro knives are painstakingly made at their Niigata, Japan factory. Tojiro knives are the #1 selling brand for professional in Japan.
Entry-level DP3 knives feature a high carbon cobalt alloy core cutting-edge sandwiched between two layers of 13-chrome stainless steel.
Handles are made of extremely durable ECO wood (resin-impregnated woods) and have forged bolsters.
The DP3 series offers very affordable entry into high-quality Japanese cutting power.
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Handcrafted in Niigata, Japan
Razor sharp with 60° Rockwell hardness
Well balanced and comfortable handle
Highest quality steel that is hand polished for an impeccable finish
The name Santoku is translated to ‘three virtues’ symbolises the characteristics of this knife – chopping, dicing and mincing. A great all-purpose knife.
Compared to the Chef knife they are typically smaller, thinner and lighter, may be more comfortable for people with smaller hands and allows you to chop food with ease.