Japanese blades have long been treasured for their beauty and performance. While modern knife-making techniques often involve less hands-on work, the results of modern technology are more consistent and reliable. The Haruyuki Shiso has the best of both worlds; it combines classic style and elegance with the consistency and perfection of modern factory-forging. The blades are forged by machine and are ground, sharpened, handles and inspected by master craftsmen.
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.
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