Kengata Gyuto Kurouchi Aoniko / Blue Steel #2 210mm (8.3") Japanese Chef Knife - Chinese Quince Handle
Ideal for: Chopping, slicing, disjointing, dicing, and julienning.
Useful on food types: Medium to large proteins, variety of vegetables including carrots, onions, garlic, peppers, and lettuce.
Kengata Gyuto (Chef's Knife)
Blade Material: Kurouchi Aoni (Blue Steel #2)
Blade Length: 210mm (8.3")
Edge Type: Double Bevel
Handle: Japanese Style, handmade Chinese quince (Karin)
Weight: 218 g Blade Width: 45 mm Blade Thickness: 3 mm Handle Length: 135 mm Handle Thickness: 27 mm
The blade has a stunning custom finish with stately atmosphere. The handle is handmade and made from Chinese quince which is popular fruits in Japan. Black finish is an old-fashioned Japanese style of kitchen knife finishing method. The method does not scrape the entire surface of the blade that has been hardened by quenching, but leaves the black portion of the side other than the blade. This blade is made of Aogami number 2 (blue steel #2) with excellent sharpness and durability. This blade needs to be cared for more than stainless steel as it will rust easier, water should be removed immediately.
It is a fascinating knife that can be used widely from home to professional.
Gyuto Japanese kitchen knivesare ideal professional long thin knives that slice, cut & chop easily through meat or vegetables to maintain the integrity of each component and freshness.
Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the knife to chip or other damaged. No dishwasher please.
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