Konosuke HD2 Gyuto 210mm

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A mid-sized gyuto perfect for most things you'll need to do in the kitchen.

The iconic HD2 knives by Konosuke are well known for being laser thin and razor sharp. HD2 is a mono steel and for those familiar with the GS+ (a 3 layer steel) the comparison between the two is that these are a little less stainless the the GS+ but will hold an edge for longer, this is due to having more chromium in the steel.

First Impressions

These knives are well known for their performance, they are light, thin and really really sharp.

Beauty

Sleek and stylish they will suit perfectly if you're not a fan of intricately designed knives, they have an octagonal ho wood (with a buffalo ferrule) or a single piece laurel wa handle which can be used in either hand.

In Hand

As is usual with Konosuke, the fit and finish is always top notch and the knives sit very comfortable in the hand.

Durability

The steel is a mono steel that is semi-stainless so there is a chance it will patina slightly but nothing like a pure carbon blue steel for example.

They are laser like knives that are incredibly thin so are best suited to softer veg and meat/fish where the knife can show off its incredible sharpness.

A Japanese knife should never be used to cut through bones anyway but no hacking through butternut squash either, use your Western knife for that!

Ease of Care

Being semi-stainless they should be kept dry between use, don't put in a dishwasher and everything should be fine!

We'd recommend pairing your knife a Konosuke saya to keep it safe if you're not storing it on a magnetic rack or block.

Our Verdict

We love these knives and think the price point is excellent for the exceptional level of product you are getting.

Product details

  • Blade Length: 200mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
  • Total Length: 356mm (Blade + Handle)
  • Blade Thickness: 2mm (Measured level with heel)
  • Blade Height: 49mm (Heel to spine)
  • Total Weight: 122 grams
  • Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
  • Steel Type - Core: Stainless
  • Left or Right handed: Either
  • Handle Style: Japanese
  • Handle Material: Chestnut or laurel wood

Product SKU: 1402

Our aim is to measure and photograph all our products as accurately as possible but due to the handmade nature of many items, please be aware that there may be some variance in the measurements and that things such as blade and knife handle patterns can vary and presentation boxes may differ from those shown but we will always endeavour to provide the most accurate measurements, photos and descriptions of our products.

Some measurements such as HRC are provided by the manufacturer and should therefore be used as a guide.

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Konosuke

Konosuke Knives and Cutlery Company are based in Sakai City and their fit and finish on all their knives is second to none.

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