“RAIUN雷雲”, that means " Thundercloud” in Japanese. Like Thundercloud, the JCK Raiun has vivid and good impact of the beautiful Damascus blade and matching dark color of Red-Sansaldwood handle.
Raiun knife has a beautiful layers of Damascus blade which is slightly Up-Swept blade shape for fine grip and efficient cutting process. This knife features a hand sharpened and hand honed VG-10 Damascus stainless steel blade (HRc. 60-61. 50/50 symmetrically ground double beveled edge).
Raiun knife has Oval shape of Red-Sandalwood handle with black pakka wood ferrule.
The tall blade and rounded nose / tip of the Santoku make it a versatile knife that is well suited to cutting meat, fish, or vegetables; Hence it’s name, which literally means “Three-purpose”. The Santoku is often recommended as a multi-purpose kitchen knife. Compared to a Western-style handle, the lightweight traditional Japanese handle of the Wa Santoku knife moves the balance point of the knife further towards the tip, which makes it feel more nimble and precise.
Knife Model: JCK Natures Raiun Series Wa Santoku
Blade Material: VG-10 Damascus
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 60 to 61
Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 50/50
Handle Material: Oval Shaped Red-Sandal Wooden Handle with Black Pakka Wood Ferrules
Saya Included: No.
Wa Santoku 170mm (6.6")
This knife comes with 50/50 double bevel edge geometry for both right and left handed use.
For your information, Japanese Kitchen knives are generally designed for right hand use with a slightly thicker and rounded grinding on the right side blade and a less rounded (almost straight flat) grinding on the left side blade. However, both right and left hander can use the knives that have double bevel edge sharpened 50/50 without problems.
We believe quality and performance of Japanese knives are best in the world and hope you enjoy fine craftsmanship and spirits from your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knife can be your special cooking partner for long time.
This is the Stainless steel blade kitchen knife, which has good rust resistance for easy maintenance. However even stainless steel blade kitchen knife has rust situation if you leave it with wet condition.
This is my first time buying a good knife and japanese, so I didn’t know how good it was going to be. The cut is amazing, the knife is so light and so sharpened that you don’t feel the movement of your hand!
The knife is very sharp, well balanced and an all around great knife.
Yeh the knife is beautiful quick to get nothing wrong with it defs be purchasing more in future
From searching the site for just the perfect knife for my wife to use, to ordering, and after we received the knife, dealing with Mr. Iwahara’s “JapaneseChefsKnife.com” was an excellent experience! We received the knife in a very reasonable amount of time after the order. Actually, we were quite impressed that it got to as fast as it did given that it came form Japan! The knife itself is absolutely spectacular in appearance, function, and quality. It handles incredibly well, is very versatile, and is far and away the sharpest knife we have. It’s price made it a serious bargain. We have many high quality kitchen knives. I am a hunter and fisherman and have always bought and used the highest quality knives for those purposes so I know a great a great knife made from a great steel when I use one. This Santoku is definitely a great knife the few times my wife has let me try it. She uses it almost exclusively these days! Thanks so much, Mr. Iwakara and Japanese Chef’s Knife!
The knife is beautiful to look at and hold. The handle would suit either left or right hand and it is very light but with all the weight in the blade where you want it on one of these. It is razor sharp straight out of the box and superb value. It also arrived in 3 days. I would recommend this knife to anyone.