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The Gyuto is Japan’s answer to the western chef knife, in a country where the food culture has given birth to many specific knives for specific purposes, the gyuto was created in the latter part of the 19c after the son of a prominent Japanese blacksmith visited the west to investigate new knife making technologies. Ever since then it has continued to evolve into the hugely popular style we recognise today.
This particular knife has a traditional Japanese handled (Wa) and a monosteel blade made from 8a stainless steel.
Great solid knife, well suited to someone looking to begin their foray into the work of Japanese knives.
Blade Material – 8a Stainless Steel
Handle Material – Zelkova Wood
Blade length – 210mm
Total Length – 358mm
Blade Height – 46mm
Weight – 136g
Hardness – 58 HRC
Sakai, in the Osaka region of Japan has been a thriving hub for Japanese blade making for over 600 years. Sakai Kikumori, itself approaching 100 years in business, continue to work with some of the areas most skilled craftspeople to produce a broad range of cutlery.
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Knives are only available to persons over 18 years of age. Due to the nature of our business ALL customers will be asked to prove their age at checkout
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