Shop for Cooking & Food Preparation at The Home Depot. The 5-1/2 in. Santoku performs a wide variety of cutting tasks, from fine chopping to dicing and paper-thin slicing. The Santoku, a Japanese-style chef's knife, features a broad blade and low tip for less rocking action than a classic European chef's knife. A comfortable, ergonomic resin handle in red provides precise control, while its distinctive shape makes it both easy to find and easy to use. Zirconium oxide blades stay razor sharp at least 10 times longer than traditional cutlery, making them ideal for everyday use.