Gyuto knife, Cobalt Special stainless steel, migaki finish - Ryusen
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Ryusen was first established in Echizen during the 50s, they quickly become known for their high quality professional knives. Unlike a lot of their rivals they tend to specialise in western handled knives. The Blazen range was one of the first sets of knives to use the SG2 powder steel to great acclaim.
SHAPE: Gyuto. Literally translates as "cow sword", this is Japan's answer to the western chef knife.
STEEL: Cobalt special. This is a very new Japanese Stainless feel used extensively in hunting knives. It’s pretty amazing stuff and really nice to sharpen.
FINISH: Polished or Migaki
HANDLE: Oval Pakkawood handle
LENGTH: 210mm in length.
MAKER: Ryusen - Echizen, Japan
BEST FOR: Those wanting to try a brand new steel on the bloke.
SAUNDERS SAYS: "I have sharpened a few knives by Fallkniven in this steel and they were mighty impressive.”
These knives are hand-forged so there may be slight variations in measurements and finishes.