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 Thickness: 1.5mm (Measured level with heel)
- Blade Height: 46mm (Heel to spine)
- Total Weight: 176 grams
- Steel Type - Core: Stainless
- Left or Right handed: Either
- Hardness: 59 (HRC)
- Handle Style: Western
Product SKU: 2556
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.
Masamoto have been making knives for more than 150 years and are highly regarded for their history and skill passed down over 5 generations.