Forged with a white paper steel cutting edge, this elegant knife is a great introduction to the world of Japanese kitchen knives. The Gyuto shape will feel very familiar to Western chefs, and is very comfortable in use with a rocking action during meal prep.
Polished to a satin finish, the stainless steel cladding that forms the body of the knife will not be troubled by rust. However, as the cutting edge is a high carbon steel, it will need to be cleaned and dried after use, and for best results we recommend it be protected from moisture between uses with a light coat of camellia oil.
The laminated hardwood handle is stable and sturdy, and will give many years of service.
We recommend the edge be maintained with a Japanese waterstone, and have put together this knife in a set to get you started into the world of sharp edges and precise food preparation.
Blade Length: 185mm
Overall Length: 310mm
Blade Width at Handle: 42mm
Blade Thickness at Spine: 1.8mm