Ironwood Damascus Santoku 182mm

Light, fast, and beautifully styled in 100-layer homemade carbon damascus steel with ironwood and bog oak handle that features a stainless spacer and retention nut in the back, comes the newest chef knife by Austria's Martin Huber. Balancing a hair behind the blade's heel, this 182mm / 7.2" santoku is nimble, quick, and versatile in hand, rocking nicely on the board, quite thin above the edge and below the convex primary bevel geometry, and finishing at a finely pointed tip.for detail work. The handle, comfortably curved along the bottom and faceted on the top three edges, features desert ironwood with stunning grain matched to a dark, tapered bog oak bolster separated by a stainless spacer, with a stainless steel retention nut visible in the rear. An outstanding knife for daily meal prep. 

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Introduced to metalsmithing as a mere toddler, Martin Huber, son and grandson to multiple blacksmiths, crafts handmade chef knives at his shop in Austria not far from where he grew up. After gaining experience with larger employers post-graduation, Martin began his own venture in 2016 and has been building handmade cutting tools since. An eye for culinary knives and a desire to put unique objects into the hands of chefs everywhere, Martin and his two employees design kitchen cutlery from house-made steels, ranging from unique mosaic damascus pattens to ku-mai construction and everything in between, sometimes collaborating with other makers, and always producing unique, one-of-a-kind object. Martin Huber knives are built to use, combining captivating material combinations and design styles with purpose-driven geometry and finishes.

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Blade length: 182mm / 7.2". Overall length: 318mm / 12.5". Blade width at the choil: 3mm. Blade width one inch from tip: 1.6mm. Blade height at heel: 56mm. Weight: 6.7oz / 190g.
Blade: 100-layer damascus. Handle: Ironwood and bog oak with stainless nut.
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