View Full Version : Help identifying this santoku
08-05-2012, 06:32 PM
08-05-2012, 07:09 PM
Looks like it's from the Asai damascus line. Found at Epic Edge and JCK:
As for which steel it is? No idea.
Hope this helps.
09-13-2012, 04:37 PM
It's a Masami Azai Wa Hocho Santoku 16,5 cm and the core is vg10, if you need more information you just have to ask :doublethumbsup:
09-13-2012, 05:45 PM
Well done! Yup, the kanji's the same. Asai or Masami Azai. You can see clearly on some of the photos here too: http://gx2.japan-messer-shop.de/index.php?cat=c54_Masami-Azai-Wa-Hocho-Masami-Azai-Wa-Hocho.html
09-14-2012, 12:00 AM
:doublethumbsup:thanks guys!! look like the knife market in US as"Asai" & "Masami Azai" in Europe!!:biggrin:
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