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Our Special Craftsman Team specializes in making only the highest-grade of Japanese traditional-style knives, which can only be produced using time-consuming hand work and extraordinary attention to detail during every step of hand making.
The blade is made from solid Swedish stainless steel (HRc. 60), which is well known for its purity and fine grain structure. The combination of this steel and the finely sharpened blades of the knife, mean they are particularly good for precise or detailed cutting tasks.
Japanese traditional-style octagonal handle is made from magnolia wood, and have a water buffalo horn ferrule.
The Kirisuke-Gyuto has a very similar blade profile to the ‘regular’ Gyuto, but it has what is commonly known as a 'reverse tanto' tip, or ‘clipped point’, which is very useful for precision cutting. Apart from this difference, the Kirisuke-Gyuto functions in the same way as the ‘plain' Gyuto knife.
The lightweight, double bevel edged Kiritsuke might be compared to a combination of the Nakiri, Gyuto and the Sujihiki. It is a very versatile knife that can be used to perform many of the tasks normally done with a Gyuto.
Knife Model: JCK Original Fu-Rin-Ka-Zan Sweden Stainless Steel Series Kiritsuke Gyuto
Blade Material: Pure Sweden Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 60
Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 50/50
Handle Material: Octagon Shaped Magnolia Wooden Handle with Water Buffalo Horn Ferrule
Saya Included: No.
| Kiritsuke Gyuto 240mm (9.4")|
Cutting edge length: 231mm
Total Length: 385mm
Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 49mm
Handle Length: 137mm
Total Weight: 130g
| Kiritsuke Gyuto 300mm (11.8")|
Cutting edge length: 290mm
Total Length: 455mm
Blade Thickness: 2.4mm
Blade Width: 57mm
Handle Length: 148mm
Total Weight: 192g
This knife comes with 50/50 double bevel edge geometry for both right and left handed use.
For your information, Japanese Kitchen knives are generally designed for right handed use with a slightly thicker and rounded grinding on the right side blade and a less rounded (almost straight flat) grinding on the left side blade. However, both right and left hander can use the knives that have double bevel edge sharpened 50/50 without problems.
We believe quality and performance of Japanese knives are best in the world and hope you enjoy fine craftsmanship and spirits from your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knife can be your special cooking partner for long time.
This is the Stainless steel blade kitchen knife, which has good rust resistance for easy maintenance. However even stainless steel blade kitchen knife has rust situation if you leave it with wet condition.