Takamura Migaki VG10 Santoku 170mm
Takamura Migaki VG10 Santoku 170mm
Takamura Migaki VG10 Santoku 170mm
Takamura Migaki VG10 Santoku 170mm
$199.00 AUD

Takamura Migaki VG10 Santoku 170mm

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Takamura Hamono is headed by Terukazu Takamura, a third generation blacksmith who inherited the factory from his father. Their knives are crafted in Echizen, Fukui, the now famous knife making area of Japan. "Refined and elegant" would be the best words to describe the work that Takamura Hamono produces. Their knives are perfectly balanced, finished with the highest level of attention and care, and represent excellent value for money. Takamura has recently been in the media spotlight for their fantastic work which can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dZmeh_28Eo&ab_channel=BusinessInsider 

Best paired with a 20cm felt lined blade guard and a 1000/3000 whetstone

This knife is great for:

✅ Those wanting a balance between edge retention and edge durability

✅ Those who like a perfectly balanced, thin blade

✅ General purpose cutting (veg, smaller and larger meats etc)

VG10 is perhaps the most common of the stainless steels found in Japanese knives. Made by Takefu Special Steel, it’s quality and all round high performance makes it a solid choice for a knife with good edge holding, low maintenance, and low fragility.

Style: Santoku
Blade Length: 170mm
Overall Length: 297mm
Weight: 152g
Blade Height @ Heel: 46mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Heel: 1.6mm
Blade Material: VG10 Stainless Steel, Stainless Clad
Handle Material: Western Black Pakka Wood
HRC: ~60

Knife Information

Takamura Hamono is headed by Terukazu Takamura, a third generation blacksmith who inherited the factory from his father. Their knives are crafted in Echizen, Fukui, the now famous knife making area of Japan. "Refined and elegant" would be the best words to describe the work that Takamura Hamono produces. Their knives are perfectly balanced, finished with the highest level of attention and care, and represent excellent value for money. Takamura has recently been in the media spotlight for their fantastic work which can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dZmeh_28Eo&ab_channel=BusinessInsider 

Best paired with a 20cm felt lined blade guard and a 1000/3000 whetstone

This knife is great for:

✅ Those wanting a balance between edge retention and edge durability

✅ Those who like a perfectly balanced, thin blade

✅ General purpose cutting (veg, smaller and larger meats etc)

Steel Breakdown

VG10 is perhaps the most common of the stainless steels found in Japanese knives. Made by Takefu Special Steel, it’s quality and all round high performance makes it a solid choice for a knife with good edge holding, low maintenance, and low fragility.

Specifications

Style: Santoku
Blade Length: 170mm
Overall Length: 297mm
Weight: 152g
Blade Height @ Heel: 46mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Heel: 1.6mm
Blade Material: VG10 Stainless Steel, Stainless Clad
Handle Material: Western Black Pakka Wood
HRC: ~60