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Kanetsugu Saiun Series Gyuto (200m and 230mm, 2 sizes)

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Saiun Damascus knives have a cutting edge of VG-10 stainless steel that is clad with Damascus (Total of 33 layers; HRc. 60-61) and use Kanetsugu’s special convex edge profile to provide outstanding cutting performance and excellent edge retention. A comfortable black linen Micarta handle accentuated the wood-grain pattern of the Damascus and is shrink-proof, very durable and water-resistant. The stainless steel bolster improves the blade balance and durability and looks stylish next to the red fiber spacer. Kanetsugu use all their passion and experience to make certain that these extremely beautiful knives are still exceedingly practical and cut exceptionally well.

The Gyuto is the Japanese version of the classic Western Chef’s knife. It can be used with a variety of different cutting techniques to achieve a wide range of kitchen tasks and is suitable for cutting the vast majority of meats, fish, vegetables and fruits. The Gyuto is true multi-purpose knife.

Knife Model: Kanetsugu Saiun Series Gyuto

Blade Material:  VG-10 Damascus

Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 60 to 61

Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 50/50

Handle Material: Linen Micarta Handle with Stainless Steel Bolster

Saya Included: No.


Gyuto 200mm (7.8")
Cutting edge length: 200mm
Total Length: 330mm
Blade Thickness: 2.4mm
Blade Width: 45mm
Handle Length: 125mm
Total Weight: 225g
Gyuto 230mm (9")
Cutting edge length: 230m
Total Length: 365mm
Blade Thickness: 2.4mm
Blade Width: 49mm
Handle Length: 125mm
Total Weight: 250g



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 hand 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. 

We believe the quality and cutting performance of Japanese knives are the best in the world, and hope you enjoy fine craftsmanship and sharp edge with your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knife should be your special cooking partner for long times.


This is the Stainless steel blade kitchen knife that has a good rust resistance for easy maintenance. However, it may get rust, if kept in wet condition.

  • Please do not put the knife in the dishwasher machine for cleaning.
  • Please do not leave the knife in water or wet condition for long time.
  • After using, please hand wash the blade, bolster and handle thoroughly, and wipe it clean and dry with soft clothes, and keep it in dry place.
  • This is an extremely sharp knife. Please use special cares in using and storing it.
  • Unlike German made knives, Japanese knife blades are ground to thin cutting edge for sharper cutting and easier re-sharpening. Please protect the edge from hitting hard materials to avoid chipping or cracking.
  • Please do not use it to cut bone or frozen foods, any hard shell foods such as lobster and crab.
  • We recommend using Japanese whetstones to re-sharpen the knife, when it gets dull.
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    Caolan V.
    Australia Australia
    I recommend this product

    Kanetsugu Saiun Series Gyuto 230mm

    Beautiful knife with great balance. Good size for a universal gyuto knife.

    Jan D.
    Czech Republic Czech Republic
    I recommend this product

    Mr. Itou R-2

    Excelent knife, the best I have ever tried!

    Andrey K.
    Russia Russia
    I recommend this product

    Kanetsugu Saiun Series Gyuto 230 мм

    An excellent knife, just this one I wanted to buy. It fits comfortably in the hand and cuts as it should. Special thanks for organizing delivery to Russia by sea mail (DHL does not deliver due to the pandemic). The package was sent on June 4, delivered to Moscow on August 12. Many thanks to the whole team for the excellently organized service and personally to Koki Iwahara for the warm constructive communication. I am pleased to recommend this store to everyone.

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    Sarah d.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product


    What a beautiful knife. The handle grips nicely and the blade is strong and sharp.

    Donatas M.
    Lithuania Lithuania
    I recommend this product

    Excelent knife

    Great quality knife, fast delivery, good customer service. Highly recommended.

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