Ashi Ginga Stainless Western Santoku 165mm
Ashi Hamono makes incredibly high performance knives out of Sakai, Japan. Their knives and known for thinness and superb geometry. These blades have a slight convexity making the cutting feel very enjoyable. Quality control is very important to Ashi Hamono. They make their blades, handles, sayas all in their humble little factory.
The swedish stainless steel is rated at 60hrc. It sharpens easily, has good wear resistance, and is very durable. The western handle series has a touch more weight due to the full tang, but still feels very balanced in the hand.
ALL ASHI HAMONO KNIVES COME WITH MATCHING SAYA.