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  • Shoichi Hashimoto Yuzan Damascus 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 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 Shoichi Hashimoto⁠ -
    He is known as the best Damascus knife artist in Japan and he started making kitchen knives about 3 years ago. He quickly learned the essential properties of kitchen knife making (thickness, grind, taper), and incorporated them into his beautiful Damascus art. He uses many different types of steels for his masterpieces, and like many Japanese knives, they are also sanmai (three-layer clad), but each layer is already layered steel. Crazy, right?

    The outer layer, or "Jigane", is made with Nantetsu soft steel and a variety of other soft steels (i.e. SK3), then folded over and over. The "core" steel is made with white 2 and blue 2 Damascus, for an absolutely stunning cutting edge. This is a very unique piece of art that no other knife can compare to.⁠
    Shape Gyuto
    Blade Length 240 mm
    Steel Type Shirogami #2 (White Carbon Steel) With Carbon Steel Cladding
    Rust Prone ⓘ This knife can rust, click to learn more.
    Rockwell Hardness 62–63
    Sharpener Naohito Myojin
    Edge/Bevel Double (50/50)
    Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle -
    Brand Shoichi Hashimoto

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