Gyuto knife, VG10 stainless steel, damascus finish - Kagekiyo
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This new range of knives from Kagekiyo once again delivers on quality and performance in spades.
SHAPE: Gyuto. Japan's answer to the chef's knife with a thinner profile.
STEEL: VG10. A premium high carbon Japanese Stainless steel capable of impressive hardness.
FINISH: Damascus or Suminigashi. This type of finish is made by repeatedly folding two different steels until they create the twisted and folded pattern. Generally speaking this is then used as a cladding so doesn’t affect the knife physically except for the looks
HANDLE: Western micarta handle.
LENGTH: 210mm or 240mm in length.
MAKER: Baba Hamono - Sakai City, Japan
BEST FOR: Those wanting the quality that Kagekiyo stands for but with a familiar handle.
SAUNDERS SAYS: "This is Helens go to knife range and there is enough around for her to pick from"
These knives are hand-forged so there may be slight variations in measurements and finishes.