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 and “gyuto” even translates to “cow sword”. If you want one knife to do it all, This is it. The longer blade typically gives the blade a forward balance that allows it to work for you. While the blade would ideally by slid forward or back while cutting, they are also great for folks that prefer to 'rock' their knife while cutting.
These leather sayas were specifically designed to fit a wide variety of 240mm knives. Not only is leather a gorgeous material worthy of protecting your blades, but it's easy to care for, durable, and has some advantages over wooden sayas.
If using this saya for carbon steel knife, we suggest lubricating the knife inblade oilto coat the interior of the saya and prevent rust.
The 4 key benefits of leather vs. wood
The friction of a leather saya, when constructed correctly, holds the knife in place snugly.
Leather is far gentler on knife edges.
There's no saya pin, which frequently goes missing.
Fits a broader array of knives within the given size range.
We suggest contacting us if you want to ensure this saya will fit your knife properly.
About Artisan Revere - This Idaho-based team has over 2 decades of leather saya-making experience, always striving for perfection. They take serious pride in their hand-crafted products, with the goal of giving you the best-possible kitchen experience.
Can I pick up my order Curbside / At the store? Absolutely, as long as all the items you are looking for are in stock at the location you want to pickup from, you'll be able to select that at the checkout. If one or more items aren't at your preferred location we are happy to ship it to you.