The Pro-Series 7" Santoku comes with our patented ergonomic design for unmatched comfort in the cut. The handle is angled for a natural feel and the blade is precision tapered with a 18 degree cutting edge all designed for perfect balance. This is one of the lightest fully forged 7" Santoku's available today. The patented angle & the light weight provide less strain on the hand wrist & forearm offering the most efficiency possible when cutting. The thin blade allows for extremely precise and smooth cuts. Great for Onions, Tomatoes, Peppers, Carrots, Celery and all veggies & fruit.