Single bevel Gyuto knife, shirogami 2, polished finish - Hatsukokoro


Hatsukokoro have come up with an excellent range of knives here. They are all single bevel Japanese style knives for right handers.

SHAPE: Gyuto. Japan's answer to the chef's knife with a thinner profile. Gyuto translates to cow sword. This version is single sided making it only suitable for right handers.

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.

FINISH: Polished

HANDLE: Octagonal Teak handle with buffalo horn ferrule 

LENGTH: 195 or 210mm in length.

MAKER: Hatsukokoro

BEST FOR: Single bevel lovers.

SAUNDERS SAYS: "Niche but deeply cool."