Masamoto Sohonten have been making knives for over 150 years and are considered to be the leading sushi knife manufacturer in Japan. The quality and fit and finish of their knives is top notch.
Made from Hyper Molybdenum Vanadium and finished with a Duracon western handle these knives are made specially for the western market.
The largest of the gyutos we sell in this range, the gyuto can be translated as 'cow sword' with more a meat bias. This size knife is perfect for the larger jobs such as cutting up meat joints, filleting large fish and dealing with larger veg. Pair with a smaller petty and you'll have the perfect combination to cope with almost anything in the kitchen!
Please note this knife is sharpened to a 70/30 edge.
- Blade Length: 214mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 334mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width: 1.5mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height: 46mm Heel to spine
- Total weight: 176 grams
- Steel Type - Cutting edge: Stainless
- Left or Right handed: Either
- Hardness: 59 HRC
- Handle style: Western
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
Masamoto have been making knives for more than 150 years and are highly regarded for their history and skill passed down over 5 generations.