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This Special Custom Order Mizuno Tanrenjo Honyaki Wa-Gyuto knife shares the same blade shape and geometry as the popular "Masamoto KS-3124", 240mm Wa-Gyuto. Master Mizuno makes these knives with an especially thin blade cross-section and he has produced another Honyaki Wa-gyuto masterpiece!
Since ancient times, the Japanese Katana has been admired for its ability to take an extremely sharp edge and function without bending or breaking. To achieve the same functionality as the legendary Katana, Mizuno Tanrenjo’s Honyaki knives are crafted using similar traditional blade smithing methods.
The inheritance of these traditional sword smithing techniques allows Master Mizuno to bring out the maximum performance and beauty from the Hagane (Hitachi White Steel) that is used to create these Honyaki Wa-Bocho masterpieces.
We are proud to introduce Mizuno Tanrenjo’s wonderful Honyaki Series (White Steel). Each knife features a unique, beautiful Hamon pattern and is heat-treated and to an incredible HRc. 64-65!
To match the beautiful art of Mizuno Tanrenjo Honyaki Wa Gyuto blade , this Honyaki Wa Gyuto Knife comes with beautiful mirror polished style of Hamon layers, with Octagonal Ebonywood Handle with Water Buffalo Horn Ferrule. A handcrafted Magnolia Wood Saya (Scabbard / Sheath) is also included to protect this magnificent blade.
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: Mizuno Tanrenjo Akitada Honyaki Series "KS-Style" Wa Gyuto (Mirror Polished Hamon Version)
Blade Material: White Steel
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 64 to 65
Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 50/50
Handle Material: Octagon Shaped Ebonywood Handle with Water Buffalo Horn Ferrule
Saya Included: Yes.
| Wa Gyuto 240mm (9.4")|
Cutting edge length: 261mm
Total Length: 425mm
Blade Thickness: 3.3mm
Blade Width: 49mm
Handle Length: 144mm
Total Weight: 265g
This knife comes with 50/50 double bevel edge geometry for both right and left handed use.
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 Carbon steel blade kitchen knife that can get rust and discolor easily, and requires extra care and attention to prevent rust.