Custom Handle Moritaka AS Kurouchi Gyuto 210mm -No. 2

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These one of a kind handles are made by a talented artisan who uses a wide variety of rare woods, resin, and other unique materials. We love these psychedelic knife handles so much that we put them on some of our favourite knives for the Garage Sale.

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.

About Moritaka Hamono: To talk about Moritaka knives is to talk about history. Moritaka Hamono was founded in 1293, which means the Moritaka family has been working as blacksmiths on the southern Kyushu for more than 720 years. Yes, every man in the family has been making knives for 27 generations.
The Moritakas forge-weld their own warikomi steel (triple laminated) rather than buying it pre-laminated from the factory, because they prefer to stick with traditional methods that are proven. Everything about their knives is rooted in tradition.

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