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En 165mm Ginsanko Wa-Santoku

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  • The En Ginsanko series is a thin Ginsanko (stainless) knife with stainless cladding. While not quite as thin as our Gesshin Ginga or Ikazuchi series, they are almost as thin. Ginsanko is a great stainless steel that is generally easy to sharpen and takes a great edge. These knives feature a subtle convex grind on the sides and a very nice distal taper (taper from the heel to the tip along the spine). The tips are very thin. The En Ginsanko series come with ho wood octagon handles and ho wood saya.

    • Knife Type: Santoku
    • Steel Type: Ginsanko Stainless
    • Handle Type: Octagonal Ho Wood
    • Construction Type: Stainless Clad
    • Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
    • Handle Length: 128mm
    • Handle Height: 25.58mm
    • Handle Width: 20.76mm
    • Handle to Tip Length: 177.5mm
    • Heel to Tip Length: 165mm
    • Width of Spine at Middle: 2.44mm
    • Width of Spine 1cm from the Tip: 0.91mm
    • Width of Spine at Handle: 2.93mm
    • Width of Spine above Heel: 2.77mm
    • Blade Thickness 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge: 2.49mm
    • Blade Height at Heel: 46mm
    • Weight: 129g

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