Master Masui is always researching, designing and making new knives to satisfy the different needs of his numerous customers. Consequently, he uses a wide variety of different of steels and handle materials. We respect his active spirit, positive-attitude and flexibility.
This SHIKI knife is extra special limited edition.
The special matt finish and silver-gray coloring of the VG-10 Damascus blade (HRC 60 to 61) has natural and simple wavy appearance Damascus layers.
To match the special matt finish of VG-10 Damascus blade, Mr. Masui decided to use great durability Green Linen Micarta Handle and Turquoise Gem-Composite Stone as the special accent for the spacer.
“Green Linen Micarta Handle Scales”: - Green and Black layered Linen Micarta® for durability, water-resistance and strong resistance to shrinking. With the Turquoise Gem-Composite Stone Spacer.
The Green Linen Micarta Handle scales and the seamlessly welded stainless steel bolster are nicely hand contoured, for perfect balance and comfortable grip. A gorgeous decorative Mosaic Pins add an elegant accent.The handle and the seamless stainless steel bolsters are contoured by hand so that they are comfortable to grip and are nicely accented by a decorative mosaic pin and Turquoise Gem-Composite Stone spacer.
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: SHIKI Black Dragon Series VG-10 Black Damascus Gyuto
Blade Material: VG-10 Damascus
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 60 to 61
Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 50/50
Handle Material: Green Linen Micarta Handle with Stainless Steel Bolster, Turquoise Gem-Composite Stone Spacer
Saya Included: No.
| Gyuto 210mm (8.2")|
Cutting edge length: 210mm
Total Length: 330mm
Blade Thickness: 2.4mm
Blade Width: 46mm
Handle Length: 113mm
Total Weight: 217g
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 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 knives 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.