A fantastic range of knives in an excellent performing stainless steel.
SHAPE: Gyuto. Japan's answer to the chef's knife with a thinner profile.
STEEL: 19C27 - Swedish Wear Resistant Stainless Steel
HANDLE: Western pakkawood handle
LENGTH: 210mm and 240mm in length.
It's very rare that the Japanese would use a non Japanese steel, and that speaks highly of Swedish steel making. This is an excellent modern steel with good edge retention, fantastic sharpenability while maintaining a good degree of toughness.
BEST FOR: Easy to look after entry point with a familiar handle. The quality steel making it a great first choice Japanese knife.
SAUNDERS SAYS:"This is a great first Japanese knife for a keen cook at a fantastic price. Easy to take care of making it such good bang for you buck"