Tojiro Origami | Santoku (Japanese Chef Knife) - Meat N' Bone
Tojiro Origami | Santoku (Japanese Chef Knife) - Meat N' Bone

Tojiro Origami | Santoku (Japanese Chef Knife)

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 This is a really cool and yet affordable knife. The shape and build is inspired from traditional japanese Origami. The knife is finely crafted by using one piece of steel which is carefully folded into the whole knife.

This is a very unique knife, crafted in a very unique way. It comes in two presentations, polished steel and the Origami Black which is coated in black oxide and then polished. 

  • Blade is made of High Carbon Stainless Steel
  • Handle: is made of High Carbon Stainless Steel
  • This knife has no welding process involved, made from a folded metal sheet,
  • High resistance to corrosion through the aid of Black Oxide film development (Origami Black)
  • Handcrafted in Japan

This is a santoku knife, the Japanese version of the chef’s knife. The shape of the blade of the santoku is, unlike a chef’s knife, practically the same alongside the entire length of the blade and only has a slight curve a couple centimeters from the tip towards the spine. In addition, the Santoku is lighter and shorter than its European brother which makes the Santoku very popular.

Tojiro Origami

Model: F-771 (Steel) / F-1771 (Black)
Blade length:
 165 mm (6.5 inches)
Total length: 315 mm
Weight: 165 g
Blade: High-Carbon Stainless Steel
Handle: High-Carbon Stainless Steel
Edging: Double Bevel

Why Tojiro?

Tojiro is one of Japan's top 5 kitchen knife manufacturing brands. It was founded in 1953 and is located in a thriving manufacturing area of Tsubame Sanjo in the Niigata prefecture, where working with steel dates back to the beginning of the 17th century.

The Tojiro factory is actually open to the public, you can experience how these highly skilled blacksmiths, led by knife-master Tomoo Matsumura, make these beautiful knives from scratch.


We find Tojiro knives to offer one of the best value propositions in the market of high end chef knives. Knife experts and professional chefs around the world consider Tojiro to be up there with the leading brands in the world. Tojiro offers a good quality knife at a great price, they look awesome, feel great, and are authentically Japanese.

This is why Meat N’ Bone partnered with Tojiro to be the official supplier of knives for our Grill Master’s boutique.

Return Policy on hardware: Returns are allowed with no re-stocking fee if the hardware is unused and in its original packaging. Returns missing packaging or with damaged packaging will be subject to a 30% re-stocking fee. For returns please contact us at