MCUSTA Hexagon VG10 180mm Santoku

Popular workhorse santoku by Mcusta Zanmai. Multipurpose use.

MCUSTA Hexagon VG10 180mm Santoku

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180mm Santoku Knife

The santoku is a modern interpretation of the bunka bocho. It makes a very useful secondary knife and is excellent for making brunoise.

Zanmai Hexagon VG10 Series

MCUSTA excel in producing knives from VG10 steel. Unclad VG10 steel is very difficult to handle but the MCUSTA laser cut VG10 blades are exceptionally strong. These knives are all about the details:

  • A single piece of hardened VG10 steel is attached to a hexagonal handle that gently transforms into a rounded hilt.
  • The legendary MCUSTA hamaguri edge grind for superior sharpness.
  • The stainless bolster is softened with rounded edges and attaches seamlessly to the handle with a decorative red spacer.
  • A stainless steel pin secures the handle to the blade encircled by radiant luminescence.

Non-Slip Handles

Pakkawood is one of the great innovations of modern knife making but when polished it can be a little slippery. MCUSTA hexagonal handles are lightly textured so not only does it feel like real wood but no matter how wet your hands are the handle remains non-slip. Very comfortable and a pleasure to hold.

MCUSTA Zanmai Knives

The MCUSTA company motto is "Always Pioneers". Unlike other knife manufacturers in Japan MCUSTA employ methods such as laser cutting and CNC milling to create knives that are consistently superior. MCUSTA use a combination of traditional craftsmanship and modern day technology to create blades that are both beautiful in use and aesthetic.


Style Santoku Blade Length 180mm
Overall Length 323mm Weight 162gm
Blade Thickness 2mm Tang Long pin tang
HRC (hardness) 60 Composition VG10 stainless steel
Edge Ryoba offset bevel for right handers Saya Not included


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