212mm Gyuto in Takefu Super Gold2 , Snakewood handle

$1,650.00

212 mm Western gyuto forged from Takefu super gold 2 with Damascus cladding , heat treated in house to 63-64hrc including cryo. Sg2 is one of the two stainless steels I offer , at this hardness it keeps its edge lot longer than any carbon steel at the same hardness due to the chromium and vanadium carbides in it . Despite the steels abrasion resistance it is not hard to sharpen and gets super sharp . It will keep its sharpness for a really long time in professional or home environments

Handle is sculpted from Suriname Snakewood , inspired from Yatagan handles, With my own copper and nickel mokume bolster
Middle weight knife and very thin ground blade with slight asymmetry
Specs :
Edge length: 212mm
Height at the heel : 50mm
Thickness along the spine : 2.4mm at the heel , 2.1mm at midway , 1.5mm at 1 inch before tip , 1 mm at 1cm before the tip
Weight : 198gr
Rounded choil and spine for comfort
Hand rubbed finish to 1500 grit
Sharpened on water stones up to 6k

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