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$100 budget. Santoku or Chef?

Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:52 pm

Hello

I am writing to see if you might be able to recommend a knife for purchase. I am looking for a Santoku/Chef knife as a gift. I'd like to spend around $100 as the use will be pretty casual. I think durability vs. absolute sharpness would be more important as sharpening will be periodic at best. Appearance is also important - certainly value placed in craftsmanship/uniqueness. Thanks a bunch

Andrew

Re: $100 budget. Santoku or Chef?

Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:54 pm

This will do the trick: http://www.chefknivestogo.com/satadahasa18.html

Re: $100 budget. Santoku or Chef?

Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:55 pm

I feel Mark hit the nail on the head with his recommendation. Hard pressed to find a more unique knife that fits your budget and needs in the steel.

Re: $100 budget. Santoku or Chef?

Wed Oct 30, 2013 8:21 pm

This knife has better steel and will hold an edge better but doesn't have the "bling" factor of Mark's recommendation.
http://www.chefknivestogo.com/hisakn19.html

Re: $100 budget. Santoku or Chef?

Thu Oct 31, 2013 3:14 am

+1
Jeff B
This knife has better steel and will hold an edge better but doesn't have the "bling" factor of Mark's recommendation.
http://www.chefknivestogo.com/hisakn19.html

Re: $100 budget. Santoku or Chef?

Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:51 am

I would advice VG-10 to an experienced sharpener only. Aogami Super sharpens very easily.
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