Gyuto SKD11 Nickel Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 210mm
Gyuto SKD11 Nickel Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 210mm
Gyuto SKD11 Nickel Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 210mm
Gyuto SKD11 Nickel Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 210mm
Gyuto SKD11 Nickel Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 210mm
Gyuto SKD11 Nickel Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 210mm
Gyuto SKD11 Nickel Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 210mm
Gyuto SKD11 Nickel Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 210mm

Gyuto SKD11 Nickel Damascus Dark-Blue Urushi Handle 210mm

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The Gyuto is the Japanese version of the classic Western Chef’s knife. It is a true multi-purpose knife that can perform wide range of tasks, can be used with a variety of different cutting techniques and is suitable for cutting the vast majority of meats, fishes, vegetables and fruits.

Blade Material: SKD11

Blade Finish: Nickel Damascus

Blade Type: Double-edged

Blade Length: 210mm

Blade Thinckness:

Blade HRC: 62~64

Weight:

Handle: Dark-Blue Urushi

Origin: Tosa City in Kochi prefecture

Availability Sheath: Yes (Choosing the fit sheath)

The central core material SKD11 (alloy tool steel) used for the blade edge is a performance steel that is incredibly rich in Carbon equal to the famed Yasuki Aogami, and is tempered to the Rockwell 62-64 for exceptional sharpness and edge holding and properties.

Originally SKD11 steel was created for cutting metal. Its suitability for knife edges' comes from its resistance to abrasion and its ability to hold a cutting edge.
Also its high content of Chromium greatly contributes to the blade's anti-corrosion. Damascus outer Pure-Nickel layers will never rust.
This 73 layered material produces a rust resistant blade that will maintain its beautiful pattern perfection over the years.

The blade is a triple lamination that reproduces a traditional Damascus surface. The two Damascus outer layers are each made of 36 alternating forged layers of Pure-Nickel and SUS410 stainless steel polished to reveal a pattern that is as unique as a fingerprint.

Damascus is a laminated steel knife made of several layers of different steel materials. The center of the blade is made of hard steel for sharpness, and both sides are covered with multiple soft steel materials. The multiple steels are metallurgically joined, not by plating or glue. The more the blade is forged, the more complex the ripples become, and the more beautiful the unique grain pattern becomes.

The handles on these knives are Octagonal Oak wood dye Japanese Lacquer (Urushi) that recalls the images of Japanese tradition.

The coating film of Urushi exudes a warm sense of intimacy when in contact with the skin that can almost be likened to the touch of an infant’s skin. With antibacterial and disinfectant properties, it is also provides an exceptional sense of security. urushi is a totally natural lacquer, and with use develops a distinct, deeply refined luster and texture which cannot be reproduced with chemically developed coating materials. This naturally fosters strong feelings of attachment and deference.

■Please do not use the knife in a twisting motion.
■Please use the correct knife when cutting bone, frozen or hard items.
■Please note that the images are of the sample products. Colour, weight, pattern and size can differ as each product is handmade.
■Please use a soft plastic or wooden cutting board to protect the blades edge.
■Please don't heat or cool rapidly as it may change the structure of the steel.
■Please don't hesitate to contact us for further enquiries.

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Product Features

Handmade Forging

With the traditional forging process, the molecules of the iron material are finely tuned, leading to the completion of a "living kitchen knife" that breathes.

Durability

The process of heating and forging each material for mold making is repeated three or four times to quickly shape the blade and create durability before the carbon is released from the steel causing it to lose its original strength.

Sharpness

The blade is the most important factor in achieving the best possible sharpness. It is polished in our own blade factory to produce uncompromising sharpness.

Handle

The highest priority is placed on sturdiness, a sense of luxury, and a shape that is easy to grip and does not cause fatigue even after long hours of use.

MaterialSharpnessRust-resistantHardness
Sharpening
VG-10★★★★
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Sliver steel #3
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White steel #1
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White steel #2
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Blue steel #1
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Blue steel #2
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Aogami Super
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