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  • Yoshikazu Ikeda Aogami Super Honyaki Mirror Namiukashi 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 Yoshikazu Ikeda - Yoshikazu Ikeda is one of very few blacksmiths in Sakai who can forge Honyaki knives. He started his journey in 1967 under his blacksmith father. Ikeda-san was born in a family of blacksmiths from the Meiji period (1868-1912). His older brother, Tatsuo Ikeda, was also a very famed blacksmith in the region. He is a true Japanese shokunin (craftsperson) who doesn't talk much but shows his skills through his work.
    His skill and knowledge allowed him to successfully forge Aogami Super honyaki knives that not many blacksmiths are successful with.
    Shape Gyuto
    Blade Length 240 mm
    Blade Height 49 mm
    Blade Thickness Above Heel 3.6 mm
    Weight 248 g
    Steel Type Aogami Super (Blue Carbon Steel) Honyaki
    Rockwell Hardness 63–64
    Blacksmith Yoshikazu Ikeda
    Edge/Bevel Double (50/50)
    Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle -

    A note about measurements: Handmade Japanese knives can vary in their dimensions, so these measurements are only an example.

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