Gyuto knife, Shirogami 2 steel, honsanmai - Masamoto KS


This is the KS series from Masamoto and this gyuto is the mono steel version. 

SHAPE: Gyuto. Japan's answer to the chef's knife with a thinner profile. 

STEEL: Shirogami (white) 2 steel. It is a reactive carbon steel which is easy to sharpen and holds an edge well. This steel is often chosen for traditional-style Japanese knives. This is the mono steel version.

FINISH: Migaki or polished finish.

HANDLE: D-shaped magnolia handle with buffalo horn ferrule.

LENGTH: 240mm blade length.

MAKER: Masamoto, KS series. 

BEST FOR: A cracking gyuto. Snap one up quick.

SAUNDERS SAYS: “Some of the most sought after knives in the world. Tricky to get hold of and you can see why when you see the cutting performance.”

These knives are hand-forged so there may be slight variations in measurements and finishes.