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Misono UX10 Series No.781 Santoku 180mm (7 inch)

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Using a high purity special stainless steel produced by a Swedish steel company, Misono has combined time-tested tradition techniques with new technological advances to create their ultimate line of stainless steel Chef's knives. The UX10 Series have exceptionally rust-resistant blades yet, just like high carbon steel knives, they offer extremely sharp edges and are easy to re-sharpen (HRc. 59-60). Perfect balance and grip is provided by using full tang construction, water-resistant black pakkawood (Resin impregnated wood composite) handle scales and a nickel silver bolster, which adds a stylish accent.

Misono craftsmen make extra hand sharpening steps by whetstone for all of UX10 Series knives. You can experience extreme sharpness and high cutting performance straight from the box!

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.

Knife Model: Misono UX10 Series Santoku

Blade Material:  Sweden Stainless Steel

Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 59 to 60

Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 70/30

Handle Material: Black Pakka Wood Handle with Nickel Silver Bolster

Saya Included: No.


Santoku 180mm (7")
Cutting edge length: 185mm
Total Length: 310mm
Blade Thickness: 2mm
Blade Width: 47mm
Handle Length: 127mm
Total Weight: 170g 



Misono produces proper blade grind angle and edge geometry for left handed version at following additional cost from regular one. Misono also puts logo on opposite side of blade to identify the left handed version. Please allow 2 business days for the left handed Misono knives to deliver.

    • Paring, Petty, Santoku, Gyuto, Sujihiki, Slicer, Fillet Knife 15% extra of the regular ones
    • Honesuki, Garasuki, Western Deba 30% extra of the regular ones
    • Serrated Slicer (Bread Knife) 50% extra of the regular ones


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Generally, Japanese kitchen knives are 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. Misono produces 100% left handed version with suitable blade grind angle and edge geometry from the beginning process.

We believe the quality and cutting performance of Japanese knives are the best in the world, and hope you enjoy the fine craftsmanship and its sharp edge of your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knife should be your special cooking partner for a long times.



This is the Stainless steel blade kitchen knife that has a good rust resistance for easy maintenance. However, it may get rust, if kept in wet condition. 

  • Please do not put the knife in the dishwasher machine for cleaning.
  • Please do not leave the knife in water or wet condition for long time.
  • After using, please hand wash the blade, bolster and handle thoroughly, and wipe it clean and dry with soft clothes, and keep it in dry place. 
  • This is an extremely sharp knife. Please use special cares in using and storing it.
  • Unlike German made knives, Japanese knife blades are ground to thin cutting edge for sharper cutting and easier re-sharpening. Please protect the edge from hitting hard materials to avoid chipping or cracking.
  • Please do not use it to cut bone or frozen foods, any hard shell foods such as lobster and crab.
  • We recommend using Japanese whetstones to re-sharpen the knife, when it gets dull.

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Doug L.
New Zealand New Zealand
I recommend this product

A superb knife - great service JCK !!!

This was the first knife I bought from JCK. Delivery to NZ from Japan in 3 days !! This knife is superb. Great balance, great design. The mystery Swedish steel is outstanding. I sharpen this knife on Shapton stones, but any good quality waterstone would do. Start with 1000 grit, then up to a 8000 or 12000 stone, finish with stropping on diamond paste. The knife becomes so so so sharp !!! And really a pleasure to use. This is a superb knife for all "newbies" to Japanese kitchen knives. Well done JCK

Scott J.
New Zealand New Zealand
I recommend this product

Misono UX10 Series No.781 Santoku 180mm

This is a beautiful knife, excellent balance, nice fine blade and very good edge retention whilst still being easy to maintain its sharpness on a leather strop. Shopping with Japanesechefknives.com there’s always a pleasure with excellent service and cheap quick shipping. Thank you Koki and crew.

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Joe C.
Ireland Ireland
I recommend this product

UX10 Santoku

I am more than happy with the performance of my UX10 Santoku knife: it's very sharp, feels good in the hand and looks good. A great addition to my kitchen!

Dan L.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Excellent knife from an excellent supplier

I selected the Misono UX10 Santoku as a multi-purpose knife for my everyday needs. I do use it almost everyday, mostly for chopping and slicing vegetables, and it has not disappointed. It is well-balanced, easy to handle, and easy to care for. After ordering from JCK, I was quite surprised when it arrived in only 2 days! I was a little concerned about sharpening with a whetstone, so I asked JCK for some tips. Iwahara-san was quick to respond and provided me with a clear tutorial video for sharpening my knife. I've sharpened my knife about 5 times in the 10 months I've had it, with good results, using the JCK #1000/#4000 combination whetstone. The Misono UX10 is an excellent knife that holds its edge well and the support I've received from JCK is outstanding.

James M.

Well balanced, comfortable weight, great

Well balanced, comfortable weight, great slicing and chopping multipurpose blade.

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