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  • Shizu Hamono GEN Gyuto 240mm

    About the Shape - Inspired by the profile of a traditional European chef knife, Gyutos are a multi-purpose knife with a slight meat cutting bias. “Gyuto” translates to “cow sword.” If you want one knife to do it all, This is it. Starting at 180mm, Gyutos can reach the ridiculously long (and awesome) 370mm. For the at-home or professional cook, we recommend a Gyuto which measures between 210mm and 270mm long.

    About Shizu Gen - Shizu Hamono is a relatively “new” knife maker, established in 1960 in Seki by the Shizu family. Producing a stable Kuro-uchi finish on stainless steel was challenging, so they tackled it head-on with the goal of producing “Real Kuro-uchi”(meaning no coats or dyes) knives to achieve high performance with classic beauty and ease of care. After 29 months of research and development, they finally found the technique to create a real kuro-uchi finish on stainless steel.

    VG10 Stainless steel makes these knives super sharp, reliable, and easy to care for while the pakkawood handles are elegant and rugged.

    Shape Gyuto
    Blade Length 240 mm
    Blade Height 51 mm
    Blade Thickness Above Heel 2 mm
    Weight 165 g
    Steel Type VG10 Stainless Steel with Stainless Steel Cladding
    Rockwell Hardness 60–61
    Edge/Bevel Double (50/50)
    Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle - D-Shape Pakkawood Black Pakkawood Collar
    Made in Seki, Gifu, Japan
    Knifeline Shizu Hamono GEN
    Brand Shizu Hamono

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