Banshu Hamono Bunka Large


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  • The Banshu Hamono Bunka Large is a standard size Santoku knife, suitable for any ingredients. Handy for cutting large and more solid ingredients such big pumpkins, watermelons etc.

    Blade: Double-edged

    Steel: Carbon Steel

    Size: Blade length 210mm. Total length 345mm. Width 50mm. Width of handle 23mm. Weight 125g.

    Purpose: All ingredients. Fruits, vegetables, herbs, meat and fish. Good for large ingredients.

    Function: Chop and slice.

    Knife handle is made with magnolia wood and finished with a natural lacquer of ‘Urushi’. Urushi is a natural tree sap that forms a transparent coating to protect and beautifully enhance traditional Japanese woodwork. It provides water-resistance and an antibacterial effect to keep your handle safe and durable.

    Handcrafted in Ono, Hyogo, Japan. This region is one of last of Japan where craftsman are still making knives with traditional knife making skills and practices. Each craftsman works collaboratively to ensure the tradition is kept alive and passed onto the next generation. 

    Knife care: Please wash and dry the knife straight after use and never put it in dishwasher. Heating the blades will cause stretching and is detrimental to the quality. Please store in a dry and cool spot.