|Blade Length||230 mm|
|Blade Height||25 mm|
|Blade Thickness Above Heel||2 mm|
|Steel Type|| SLD Semi-Stainless Steel
with Stainless Steel Cladding
Rust Prone ⓘ This knife can rust, click to learn more.
|Handle||Hybrid Western/Japanese Handle - Chestnut Metal Bolster|
|Knife Line||Tadafusa Hocho Kobo|
|Made in||Tsubame-Sanjo, Niigata, Japan|
About the Shape -I like cutting bread with my Gyuto because it doesn’t make a lot of crumbs. But sometimes you need serrations to cut super crusty sourdough loaves or freshly baked French baguettes. This is really just for cutting bread, not your tomatoes! That’s what your other knives are for.
About Tadafusa Hocho Kobo -Tadafusa knives are manufactured in the city of Sanjo, part of the Niigata prefecture. Not only known as a traditional centre for tool and knife forging, but also for the finest sake Japan has to offer. Great booze AND knives? Let’s go! The core of the blade is made from a hard SLD steel but is clad in softer stainless steel. The softer, stainless steel acts like a cushion and protects the harder steel.
These Tadafusa knives were developed by Fumie Shibata, a female industrial designer who sought out input from the female perspective. They feature a tapered tang for a great balance, the handle is made from semi-charcoaled chestnut wood which helps make it very sanitary and corrosion resistant, and no, they aren’t just for ladies.
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