Yoshihiro Gin-San Saki-Maru Tako-Biki, Mirror Finish

30cm

This Yoshihiro Saki-Maru Tako-Biki has a mirror polished finish, elegant Japanese Rosewood octagon handle with a Water Buffalo horn bolster affixed and White Oak Saya cover. This knife is a variation of a Tako-Biki and in turn a variant of a Yanagi. Maru means round in Japanese, in reference to its rounded tip. Its long slender blade and single-bevel make for cutting sushi, sashimi and rolls effortless. Gin-san, also known as Ginsanko is a high performing stainless steel. Yoshihiro master blade-smiths use traditional forging methods mixed with modern techniques and strengthening elements of Carbon, Chromium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon. The result is a knife that sharpens with ease and holds its edge. Extremely user friendly, Gin-San is a popular blade choice for single-bevel knives among all ranks of chefs. Picture shown in 30cm, available sizes 27cm and 30cm.

  • Material: Gin-San Stainless Steel
  • Grade: Forge folded, forge welded
  • Size: 27cm/10.62 inch, 30cm/11.81 inch
  • Bolster Material: Water Buffalo horn
  • Rockwell Hardness Scale: HRC 60
  • Knife Type: Saki-Maru Tako-Biki
  • Stainless: Yes
  • Handle: Japanese, Rosewood Octagon
  • Wood Saya Cover: Included
  • Edge Angle: Japanese, Single-Bevel
  • Origin: Manufactured in Sakai, Japan


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