Masamoto KS Gyuto 240mm

Regular price £395.00

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One of the most coveted knives around, the KS from Masamoto is famous for its exceptional blade quality and sharpness. 


The KS rates as one of the sharpest knives we sell out of the box but for the true enthusiast there's still plenty of untapped potential with a little additional touch up on your finer whetstones or ceramic rod.


As it goes, there are flashier knives, there are hammer finishes, different cladding or suminagashi patterns and much more but right here is a super example of understatement and the brush finish smoothly running the full height of the blade is great. 

It's paired with a D shaped ho wood handle and blonde ferrule that continues that simple but elegant look.


The D shaped handle is in theory designed primarily for right handed use but it's absolutely fine for left handers too and the even grind of the blade means it's suitable for either left or right handers. 


The mono steel construction using White #2 will take and hold an edge very well and it'll perform at whatever level you need it to.

Ease of care

As a fully reactive steel you will need to be aware of the additional care and maintenance the white #2 steel requires but beyond that, the normal care and storage advice applies as with any other knife.

Included with this knife is a magnolia saya designed specifically for the KS to protect the blade when not in use. 

Technical details

Our aim is to measure everything as accurately as possible but some specifications (such as hardness for example) are provided by the manufacturer and therefore should be used as a guide only.

What you get

The knife is beautifully complemented with a friction fit custom magnolia saya and a card presentation box.

Blacksmith Profile


For over 150 years Masamoto Knives have been making the highest quality cutlery and are the number one sushi knife maker in Japan. They are the choice of many professionals and amateur chefs due to their quality and craftsmanship.

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