Wusthof Classic Series Santoku 17cm

Wusthof Classic Series Santoku 17cm

What a cook's knife is for European kitchens, the Wusthof Classic Series Santoku 17cm is for Japan and the whole of Asia: so versatile in shape, weight, and edge that it can be used for mincing and chopping herbs, vegetables and fruit as well as for preparing fish and meat.

The sharp blade of a Santoku allows anything from regular to wafer-thin cuts - it is therefore now indispensable in kitchens all around the world.


  • Extraordinary sharpness which is easy to maintain.
  • Special alloyed stainless steel.
  • Seamless, hygienic fit of the handle.
  • For professional chefs and home cooking enthusiasts.
  • Made in Solingen / Deutschland.
  • Lifetime manufacturer warranty
  • 90 day no-hassle returns
  • Optional: Pay in 4 interest-free fortnightly instalments with AfterPay (valid for total cart amounts $80-$1500)
Wusthof Classic Series Cook's Knife 23cm

Classic Series

Robust, sharp and functional – the classic tool with a selection of over 70 different blade shapes.

The full bolster protects the hand, ensuring safety and a well-balanced distribution of weight. The robust handles are riveted for durability.

  • Robust, sharp and functional – the classic kitchen tool.
  • Forged from a single piece of chromium-molybdenum-vanadium steel.
  • Particularly sharp thanks to the laser-controlled sharpening process, PEtec.
  • The full bolster protects the hand, providing safety and balance.
  • The robust handles feature durable rivets and no joints.
  • A variety of models available with over 70 blade shapes (from 6 – 36 cm blade lengths).
    Wusthof Classic Ikon Black Cook's Knife 18cm

    About Wusthof

    Passion - Diligence - Perfection

    We would like to pass on the passion that goes in to making our knives to you, firing you with enthusiasm for the result - the perfect, high-quality product.
    Thus ensuring that you take pleasure in using it every day.

    There are knives and then there are WÜSTHOF knives.

    WÜSTHOF knives are particularly sharp from the start and retain their sharpness for a long time. However, if you use your knives frequently, you will need to sharpen them now and again.

    It takes over 40 steps to make a perfectly forged WÜSTHOF knife out of a high-quality but plain piece of steel. These tasks are performed by 300 or so employees, who have high levels of experience and commitment, guaranteeing a consistently high level of quality for your products.

    Wusthof Classic Ikon Black Cook's Knife 18cm

    The Steel

    When you choose a WÜSTHOF knife, you can expect something really special.
    It all begins with the material we carefully select for making our knives.

    We use a special type of steel for making knives - chromium-molybdenum-vanadium steel.
    This provides the basis for the most important feature of a knife - its sharpness!

    • Have an extremely high initial cutting performance thanks to PEtec.
    • Maintain their sharpness for a long time.
    • Are particularly resistant to corrosion.
    • Are easy to sharpen.
    Wusthof Classic Ikon Black Cook's Knife 18cm

    The Wusthof Knife in Detail

    When you look at WÜSTHOF knives in detail, you can easily see what makes them so popular with home cooks and professional chefs and why they prefer not to let them out of their hands.
    The following key quality features are what make all the difference:

    1. The blade surface

    The forged blade is made from a single piece of chromium-molybdenum-vanadium steel and is hardened to 58° Rockwell during the production process.
    The knives are sharp, long-lasting and easy to sharpen.

    2. The blade spine

    At WÜSTHOF, the spine of the blade is carefully ground and beautifully smooth (this is known by the technical term “deburring”).
    No sharp edges are left behind to press uncomfortably into the ball of the thumb.

    3. The Bolster

    The thicker integral section between the blade and the handle is a typical feature of the forged knife.
    Thanks to its weight, the knife is perfectly balanced in the hand.

    4. The rivets

    Stainless steel rivets permanently secure the handles to the tang.

    5. The cutting edge

    The cutting edge enables clean and precise cuts. The outstanding sharpness and edge retention of WÜSTHOF knives is thanks to the special laser-controlled PEtec sharpening process.

    Before sharpening, the blades are measured using lasers. Computer programs calculate the precise sharpening angle for each blade.

    Using robot-assisted techniques, the blade is sharpened on a whetstone and a polishing disc then gives the blade its ultimate sharpness.

    6. The etching

    This marking on the blade surface provides proof of the knife’s origin and includes the product number and name of the range, as well as the WÜSTHOF logo and place of origin (Made in Germany/Solingen).

    7. The finger guard

    Protects the fingers from sliding down the blade.

    8. The tang

    The handles are attached to this extension of the blade known as the tang.
    The handles can be made from various different materials.

    9. The heel of the handle

    This is shaped so that the knife can always be handled safely.

    Thanks to its weight, the knife is perfectly balanced in the hand.

    Pickup (Sydney only)

    You will receive email confirmation when your item/s are ready.

    Please bring order confirmation. Ring the bell on arrival, and we will meet you at the door with your items. 

    A signature will be required when receiving your items.

    Pickup Times: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm AEST. 

    Warehouse Address: 15 Kendall Street, Clyde 2142, NSW Australia


    We are currently experiencing very high order volumes while having to abide by strict distancing and hygiene practices which has resulted in increased despatch times of 1-3 days.

    Delivery Fee: Australia

    Standard Delivery (Australia Post)

    Orders under $30: $12.95 flat rate nationwide.

    Orders $30-$99: $8.95 flat rate nationwide.

    Orders $99+: FREE delivery nationwide.

    Delivery Times: Australia

    After despatch (Australia Post)

    Brisb | Syd | Melb | Canb – 1-3 working days.

    Adel | Hobart - 2-3 working days.

    Perth | Darwin - 5-10 working days.

    Regional WA | NT - 8-12 days.

    Delivery Fee: International

    Standard Delivery: Calculated at checkout based on the weight of your order and address.

    What to Expect:

    Within a few mintues you will receive an order confirmation email. And within 1-2 business days you will be notified that your order has been despatched.

    Example Email Confirmation:

    Using the order tracking link above, you will be able to clearly see the status of your item/s from point of purchase all the way to your doorstep.

    You can also track your order anytime by visiting our website and selecting 'Track Your Order' in the header or footer of the page.  

    Example Tracking Order Page:

    If you opt for SMS tracking updates (free) or Facebook Messenger updates, you will also receive an update of your order at every step of the way via SMS and/or Messenger.

    We treat every order from all our customers with extreme care. Your item will be carefully packed with bubblewrap/cushioning to ensure everything arrives in mint condition. 

    90 Day Money Back:

    All purchases on our store come with a guaranteed 90-day full refund money-back from the date of purchase.

    To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

    To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase which is to be sent to support@houseofknives.com.au. Please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer. Your refund will be processed and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment within a certain amount of days.


    House of Knives will replace any good/s that arrive at their destination faulty or damaged, provided a claim is made within 48 hours from the parcel being delivered and signed for. To confirm the damage we require photographic evidence. Once received, we will arrange for a replacement to be sent out free of charge.

    In most cases, we will not require the damaged item returned to us, however, we do request that you keep the damaged item until we can confirm that we do not require it to be returned. If we do require the damaged item to be returned, we will cover the cost of its return. Customers are not charged for returning a damaged item to us.

    To notify us of the damage please email us at support@houseofknives.com.au.

    Please note that if you do not advise us of anything that may be wrong with your order (including missing or damaged products) within 48 hours from its delivery, we are unable to assist you further under any circumstance.

    Editing your order before despatch:

    If you would like to simply change the item/s in your order before it has been despatched, you can do this by selecting 'Edit' in your order confirmation email.

    Change of mind

    If you would simply like to exchange your item/s due to a change of mind, you will be required to cover postage fees to return your items, and then an additional $8.95 to send out your new replaced items (Aus only). 

    Order never arrived / lost in transit:

    If your order is delayed and it is well past your expected delivery date, you will be required to launch an investigation with Australia Post to locate your item. We cannot do this on your behalf as Australia Post require the customer to raise the investigation directly.

    If your order doesn't arrive within 30 days of the expected due date, we are happy to provide a refund in full. This will allow additional time in case your order does arrive.

    If your order does arrive after a refund is processed...

    • To keep your item you will need to pay for the item again. Our staff will send you an invoice to quickly get it processed. Or,
    • You can send it back to our warehouse and House of Knives will cover the return delivery fee.

    Welcome to House of Knives - Australia's favourite family-owned kitchen knife store!

    We have handpicked the best brands to ensure you are receiving premium, top quality knives, sharpeners, cutting boards and everything else kitchen knife related. 

    All our products come with full manufacturer warranty and if for any reason you are not satisfied with your product, we will refund or exchange your item no questions asked

    With our range of premium knives, whetstones, knife accessories matched with our team’s passion and emphasis on the customer experience, you are bound to leave with a smile on your face.

    Why Buy From Us

    • Customer service is our #1 priority. Our dedicated and experienced team are here to help answer any questions that you may have.  
    • If you have any questions simply give us a call at 1300-518-069 or you can email us at help@houseofknives.com.au.
    • All orders will be accompanied with a tracked shipping number so you know exactly where your item is at every step until it arrives at your doorstep. 
    • We thoroughly check the quality of all our goods to guarantee you only receive the best quality product
    • If for whatever reason you are not happy or satisfied with your item we will refund your money no questions asked

    We Are Here To Help:

    If you have any questions, comments or feedback we would love to hear from you.

    Hours: 9am-5pm AEST (Mon-Fri)

    Phone: 02 7908 4420

    Email: support@houseofknives.com.au

    Address: 15 Kendall Street, Clyde, NSW, 2142, Australia

    House of Knives Has Your NextWusthof Chef Knife in Australia

    House of Knives offers an unmatched selection of the best brands, and that includes aWusthof Chef Knife in Australia. Made in Solingen Germany, known as the City of Blades for the quality of their knives, Wusthof knives have been made by the same family for seven generations and are prized by the best professional chefs in the world, including seven Michelin star Gordon Ramsey.

    What Sets House of Knives Apart Regarding Wusthof Knives in Australia

    Just selling you a knife is not our goal; we want you to love your purchase. Our website features a handyknife buying guide to ensure that you get the right tool for what you do in the kitchen. Our devotion to customer service goes well beyond this and includes the following:

    • Beyond our buyer’s guide, we provide comprehensive information on all the items we offer. We understand that our customers are not knife experts, nor do they want to be in most cases. This information will help you find the best knife for what you do in the kitchen.
    • We offer a comprehensive refund policy. If, for whatever reason, you do not enjoy our products you can return them within 30 days for a full refund, guaranteeing your money back. All our knives come with manufacturer’s warranty so you can be rest assured that you are getting a quality item set to last.
    • For your convenience, we offer fast shipping, sending your order within one to two business days. To make your order even easier, we accept AfterPay. With this service, your order will ship now, and you can pay in four fortnightly instalments, interest-free.

    Related Products We Provide to a Wusthof Knife Block in Australia

    Wusthof might be one of our best-selling knives, but it is far from the only product we offer. We have a dedicated sourcing team that works directly with manufacturers to create our curated collection. All our products are tested in-house before we offer them to our customers. When you are shopping for a Wusthof knife, here are a few of the other products you can add to your order:

    • Wusthof knives are renowned for their quality and sharpness, and proper care will ensure that they remain in top shape. We also offer knife accessories, such as a whetstone will keep your blade honed and ready to use in the kitchen.
    • All too often, many people splurge on the best knives but continue to use an inferior chopping board. These can leave even the best quality knife dull. Pick up one of our hardwood cutting boards when you order.
    • Beyond knives and accessories, we offer a curated collection of other kitchenware including pots and pans, teapots, cleaning supplies, and more.

    What Customers Stand to Gain When They Use House of Knives

    With our unmatched customer service, fast Australia-wide shipping, and a vast selection of knives, accessories, and kitchenware, customers know that we have the tools they need to take their cooking to the next level. We share our knowledge on our website to ensure that our customers get the best knives to fit their needs. If you are looking for a Wusthof knife set in Australia or just want to browse our collection,contact us today.