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Fujiwara Kanefusa


Fujiwara Kanefusa FKS Series Gyuto (180mm to 300mm, 5 sizes)

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Fujiwara Kanefusa FKS knife is upgraded version of their FKM knives. The blade is made of the same AUS-8 Molybdenum Vanadium stainless steel – A popular Japanese stainless steel with good cutting performance, rust resistance and ease of re-sharpening.

Fujiwara FKS knife also features the same comfortable black pakkawood handle and stainless steel bolster, which provides good blade balance and a fine grip.

The unique feature of the FKS knives is the series of circular dimples that are ground in to thee blades. The dimples reduce the contact surface of the blade, which results in better cutting performance and help to prevent food from sticking to the blade. We also think that the dimples give the knife a more distinctive appearance than the FKM knives.

We recommend Fujiwara FKS knife to first-time buyers of Japanese knives because of the reliable quality and affordable price range. Fujiwara FKS knife has good strength, cutting performance and ease of maintenance, which are some of most important features for first-time users of Japanese knives.

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: Fujiwara FKS Series Gyuto

Blade Material:  AUS-8 Molybdenum Vanadium Stainless Steel

Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 57 to 58

Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 70/30

Handle Material: Black Pakka Wood Handle with Stainless Steel Bolster

Saya Included: No.

 

Gyuto 180mm (7")
Cutting edge length: 185mm
Total Length: 305mm
Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 41mm
Handle Length: 115mm
Total Weight: 149g

Gyuto 210mm (8.2")
Cutting edge length: 210mm
Total Length: 335mm
Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 44mm
Handle Length:115mm
Total Weight: 172g

Gyuto 240mm (9.4")
Cutting edge length: 240mm
Total Length: 370mm
Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Width: 49mm
Handle Length: 125mm
Total Weight: 215g

Gyuto 270mm (10.6")
Cutting edge length: 275mm
Total Length: 405mm
Blade Thickness: 2.4mm
Blade Width: 55mm
Handle Length: 125mm
Total Weight: 260g 

Gyuto 300mm (11.8")
Cutting edge length: 300mm
Total Length: 435mm
Blade Thickness: 2.4 mm
Blade Width: 56mm
Handle Length: 125mm
Total Weight: 289g

 

 

Fujiwara Kanefusa craftsman is ready to make suitable edge geometry for left handed version by hand sharpening process at 10% extra of the regular price. Please allow 2 to 3 business days for left handed version to deliver.

For your information, most of the Japanese Kitchen knives come originally with double bevel edge sharpened 70/30 (face side/back side) for Western style knives. This geometry came from Japanese Traditional knives with single bevel edge and Shinogi blade construction. This is one of the special features and reasons why Japanese knives have an excellent cutting performance.

However, this 70/30 edge geometry is designed for right hand use, so we have a service to modify it to 30/70 for left handed users with re-sharpening process by skilled craftsman.

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 a long time.

 

Important

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. 

  • Please do not put the knife in the dishwasher machine for cleaning.
  • Please do not leave the knife in water or wet condition for a 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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MB
09/18/2019
Michael B.
South Africa South Africa
I recommend this product

Fujiwara Kanefusa FKS series Gyuto

Firstly the service supplied by JCK is outstanding and very good value for money. This knife is the perfect shape, is strong, easily sharpened and maintains a sharp for a long time. The cutting performance is outstanding and would probably only be better for expert Japanese chefs who cut food to perfection.

AF
09/15/2019
aidan f.
New Zealand New Zealand
I recommend this product

I love this knife and my daughters does too

Excellent feel, sharpness and utility. Beautiful looking and perfectly balanced

aidan f. verified customer review of Fujiwara Kanefusa FKS Series Gyuto (180mm to 300mm, 5 sizes)
DC
08/27/2019
David C.
South Korea South Korea
I recommend this product

4th? 5th? Knife.purchased from JCK

As usual with all JCK knives, the quality of these knifes are incredible. It does take some getting around to know which knife fits your skill profile but fujiwara was the perfect knife for one of my cooks and his skill level. Durable. Edge longevity is long. Fots perfectly in your hand. Highly recommended for beginner-intermediate knife users

MB
08/27/2019
Michael B.
South Africa South Africa
I recommend this product

My second Fujiwara Kanefusa FKS series Gyuto

I have been using one of these knives for about 5 years now and it has been the most incredible knife, always sharp and easy to sharpen. It holds it’s edge for a long time, each use preceded by a few quick runs on a ceramic steel. I find the slightly smaller size fantastic to work with even though I have a battery of larger knives. So, just in case something should happen to it I have bought another as a reserve. Japanese Chefs Knives you rock! Thank you!

DC
05/22/2019
David C.

Awesome knife

Awesome knife

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