KAI Seki Magoroku Shoso Santoku Knife, 16.5cm

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Product Code: AB-5156

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Product Info

With a simple and elegant stainless steel look, Seki Magoroku Shoso knives are forged from stainless steel to be precision cutting implements. Sharpened and honed with great technical skill, the result is blades with the kind of perfect sharpness, robustness and durability that is ideal for daily use in the kitchen.

  • Japanese Santoku chef's knife for use with fish, meat and vegetables
  • The Shoso blade is forged from 1K6 stainless steel with a hardness of 58 (±1) HRC to guarantee a high and uniform level of hardness and long-lasting cutting durability
  • A convex grind gives the knife a stable cutting edge - ideal for a clean and precise cut
  • Handle made of stainless 18-8 steel ensures professional handling with a symmetrical, elliptical shape
  • Integrated diamond pattern provides a secure and comfortable grip while cutting

KAI is one of the world leaders in the manufacture of premium level chef's knives, used by top-class professionals and ambitious hobby cooks. For over 100 years, KAI has pushed the boundaries of aesthetic design, technical innovation and outstanding quality, enjoying cult status in Japan. These amazing razor-sharp knives are created in Seki City, Japan’s 700-year-old centre for Samurai swords.


  • Blade length: 18cm
  • Handle: 12.5cm

Care Instructions

  • Always wash the knife by hand in order to protect the material and maintain long lasting sharpness
  • Immediately after each use, clean the blade under running water and dry with a soft cloth
  • Never place the knife in the dishwasher
  • Use only wooden or plastic boards with medium resistance
  • Keep the knife in a blade protector, either in a knife block, on a wall magnetic board
  • Blade is absolutely not suitable for cutting bones (including of fish) or frozen foods

Customer Reviews & Ratings

4.0 out of 5 stars from 1 review

1 out of 1 people would recommend this product

4 out of 5 stars

Thought my knives were good enough until I tried THIS product!

Review by Anonymous on 15 September 2020

Verified Owner

It sits comfortably in the hand, and slices without any effort. I left the knife for my husband to try first, and early in the evening I heard a "WOW!" from the kitchen. My husband asked me to test the knife. I...was..amazed! Truly!

The only concern I have is that after the third or so use, both of us commented that it appeared less sharp, but to what degree I cannot say. Now I'm lo Read more

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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