The Sitka santoku is our take on the well known Japanese blade style. The relatively thin geometry and gentle edge curve of this 7 inch blade is optimized for slicing and chop cutting. The Sitka has just enough rocker that it’s also very comfortable for mincing and a bit of rock chopping. Except for the heaviest kitchen tasks, the elegant and ergonomic Sitka will be your everyday food processing companion.
The Sitka is made with CPM S35VN stainless steel, known for its superior edge retention. The particle metallurgy S35VN steel puts the Sitka in the upper echelons of kitchen knives; once you’ve used it, you’ll know what we mean.
Not only is the Sitka a joy to cut with, it’s rewarding to maintain. Regular honing with a steel is all you may need to keep it tomato-slicing sharp, but if you do need to sharpen with abrasives, conventional stones and tools are all you need.
The Sitka comes standard with our G10 epoxy fiberglass laminate handle. G10 is practically indestructible as well as being waterproof and highly stain resistent.The Sitka can also be ordered with west coast wood handles if you prefer a unique natural look. Wood does not offer the ridiculous ruggedness of G10, but our resin sealing process makes it highly resistant to water and staining and should give a lifetime of service with proper care.
The Sitka, like all of North Arm’s kitchen knives, takes its name from West Coast flora. The Sitka Spruce is the world’s largest spruce species. It is only grows naturally within an 80km range from the Pacific ocean.
This is the brief info sheet we include in the box with the Sitka. For further information on care and sharpening look at the pages under the “knife care” tab on the menu bar.
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Maximum Dimensions L x W x H: 12″ x 1.9″ x 0.78″ (30.5cm x 4.8cm x 2cm)
Blade length (tip to handle): 7.1″ (18cm)
Weight: G10: 6.0 oz. (170 grams)
Blade steel: CPM S35VN
Blade hardness: HRC 59-61
Blade thickness at spine: 0.080″ (2.03mm)
Blade Grind: flat (CNC milled)
Cutting edge angle (inclusive): 30°
Made in BC