Echizen VG-10 18CM Gyuto
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Masutani Hamono is a well known fourth generation blacksmith. Furthermore, he is brother of the owner of Ryusen Hamono. Kunio Masutani , 増谷 訓生, is a small knife maker located in Echizen, (the “Knife City” of Japan). Kunio Masutani has more than 30 years of knife-making experience. Mr. Masutani’s philosophy is to make affordable and practical kitchen knives intended to be used in everyday households. His attention to detail of the cutting performance & ease of maintenance as well as the aesthetic quality are unmatched.
This Gyuto is crafted from a VG-10 stainless steel core, clad in an SUS405 stainless steel with Tsuchime finish. The thin blade allows for precise & smooth cuts. The half tang Pakkawood western-style handle is comfortable with an approachable price. A Gyuto (Chefs Knife) is multipurpose and offers some of the most versatile cutting applications ranging from vegetable prep to meat and fish butchery. You will find that a Gyuto has a curved blade that allows for back and forth rocking, and quick and agile slicing.
- Knife Type: Gyuto
- Size: 18cm / 7inch
- Blade Material: VG-10 Tsuchime
- Edge Grind 50:50 Double-Bevel
- Rockwell Scale: 60-61
- Handle: Pakkawood Western, Half Tang
- Bolster: Stainless Steel
- Origin: Masutani Hamono 訓平 作, Echizen, Fukui Prefecture, Japan