Technical specification :
Steel: White number 2 at 62-63 HRC
Length: 270mm blade length
Height: 55mm blade height at the heel
Handle size: 140 mm
This knife is handmade by Kato san, a blacksmith with over 50yrs experience from Takefu Knife Village.
White number 2 carbon steel excels at having the sharpest edge and has a smooth cutting performance. It is easy to sharpen, so if you want to learn sharpening this is the steel of choice.
Gyuto means cow/beef sword in Japanese but is definitely more than that.
The Gyuto is an all-purpose knife, and a must for every chef.
This knife shape is similar to the chefs knife style.
This knife is knife is chosen for chefs who like a little more weight to the blade and a larger handle.