Masakage Kiri Gyuto 210mm

The gyuto most closely resembles the Western chef knife. An all purpose knife that is essential in the kitchen. Capable of handling a variety of product, such as meat, fish, and veggies. The blade shape allows a variety of different cutting techniques to be used, including rocking style cuts, chopping, and slicing, with a pointed tip for fine precision work.

*Masakage knives are handcrafted and will vary in length by a few millimeters.

 Blade

VG-10 Stainless Steel Core with 49 layer Stainless Damascus Cladding

Handle Oval Magnolia Wood handle with Dyed Red Pakka Ferrule
Edge 50/50
HRc 61-62
Blacksmith Hiroshi Kato san
Location
Takefu Village, Echizen, Japan

THE MASAKAGE KIRI COLLECTION ARE HANDMADE BY HIROSHI KATO SAN , WHO HAS OVER 50 YEARS OF KNIFE MAKING EXPERIENCE. THIS COLLECTION IS NAMED FOR THE JAPANESE WORD FOR MIST OR FOG, KIRI, WHICH IS ECHOED IN THE FOLDED DAMASCUS STEEL THAT GIVES THESE BLADES THEIR UNIQUE LOOK. THE CORE STEEL IS FORGED FROM VG-10 STAINLESS STEEL, WHICH IS A HIGH CARBON STAINLESS STEEL THAT IS CAPABLE OF GETTING VERY SHARP, HOLDING A GOOD EDGE, AND IS AN EASY TO SHARPEN STAINLESS STEEL. A 49 LAYER STAINLESS DAMASCUS CLADS EVERY BLADE.

WITH A 50/50 EDGE BEVEL AND OVAL HANDLE THESE KNIVES ARE GOOD FOR BOTH LEFT- AND RIGHT-HANDED USERS. THESE KNIVES HAVE A MAGNOLIA WOOD HANDLE AND RED DYED PAKKA WOOD FERRULE, GIVING THEM A LIGHT FEEL AND MODERN LOOK. 




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