250mm San Mai workhorse gyuto In 1.2442

$1,300.00

250mm San Mai gyuto from my own san mai , low carbon steel clad with 1.2442 carbon tool steel . 1.2442 is a tool steel
Containing great amount of tungsten and it is similar to Hitachi Blue . It is quite abrasion resistant, I will be offering this steel only in san mai form
(not stainless ) , heat treated to around 64hrc at the edge
Slight asymmetrical ground for best balance between ease of cutting and food release .
Blade is lightly etched to reveal the core steel and the contrast between the cladding and the minimal carbon migration
Perfectly rounded choil and spine for comfort
Handle is octagonal figured Arizona ironwood with stabilised marbled buffalo horn and end cap
The geometry and the distal taper of the knife is completely forged to shape
Edge length : 250mm
Thickness along the spine : :4.7mm above the heel , 2.7mm midway , 1.4mm one inch before the tip , 1 mm one cm before tip
Height : 57mm
Weight :260gr+
Sharpened up to 6k with waterstones

1300 aud shipped worldwide most locations using Australia post express

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