Yu Kurosaki


Yu Kurosaki R2 Shizuku Western 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. “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.

Knife Shape Gyuto
Blade Length 240mm
Steel Type
Rockwell Hardness 62:63
Handle Western handle
Blacksmith/Maker Yu Kurosaki

About Yu Kurosaki: It’s best to think of Kurosaki-san as an Anakin Skywalker of sorts, he’s incredibly talented and half the age of his colleagues. Imagine how great his knives will be when he’s Obi-Wan’s age.
He never felt that he was a natural blacksmith until he sold his first knife and saw the joy it brought to the customer. Over the years, Kurosaki san has continually experimented with different steels, handles, finishes and shapes. He is best known for his one-of-a-kind flashy pieces, but also has a couple of amazing staple lines at Knifewear.

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