Konosuke SLD Gyuto 240mm

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A true work of art in every respect. Performance paired with looks and a wicked edge.

Finished with a beautiful laurel octagonal handle made by Studio Khii, the gap where the tang goes into the handle is an aesthetic take on traditional method of handling the knives. This knife also has a beautiful matching saya available.

First Impressions

The SLD is a great all rounder, it's robust and the high hrc (apx 65) of the core steel means edge retention if very good and the lightweight handle combines to make an easy to use knife that doesn't have particularly high care requirements like some others. 

Beauty

The SLD is mesmerising, it's so subtle and understated with the kurouchi nashiji finish paired with that slightly oversized long octagonal laurel wood handle. 

There's depth to its looks but not something that screams for attention. As with many Konosuke knives, the devil is in the detail and the finish is superbly done all round.

In Hand

Fantastic, we're massive fans of the slightly longer than typical studio khii handles fitted to Konsuke knives. They just have a nice feel in hand and while they're octagonal, they're slightly taller on two sides so they're not quite equal on every side which again just makes a small but noticeable improvement on the feel in hand.

They're also very light so the blade feels light and nimble in hand and it's a great handling knife that's a pleasure to use. 

Durability

The SLD steel is treated to a high hrc so will retain an edge well and with the stainless cladding steel makes it pretty easy to care for overall. 

Ease of Care

The core steel is semi stainless SLD so is reactive but on a fairly low level so when combined with the stainless cladding it's pretty easy to keep the knife in great order. 

Normal care instructions apply and we'd definitely recommend pairing this with one of the Konosuke saya or storing it on a magnetic rack of stand. 

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Product details

  • Blade Length: 245mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
  • Total Length: 404mm (Blade + Handle)
  • Blade Thickness: 3mm (Measured level with heel)
  • Blade Height: 49.5mm (Heel to spine)
  • Total Weight: 163 grams
  • Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
  • Steel Type - Core: SLD
  • Left or Right handed: Either
  • Hardness: 65 (HRC)
  • Handle Style: Japanese
  • Handle Material: Octagonal laurel wood from Studio Khii

Product SKU: 8952

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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