Another beauty from Yu Kurosaki, these are so difficult to get hold of so grab one whilst you can!
This gyuto 240mm is made from VG10 with an octagonal rosewood handle with black pakka bolster.
At a glance
We have personally tested and reviewed this knife to give you an honest and personal opinion about it and this is how it rates.
The technical bits
- Blade length 240 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length 403 mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width 4 mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height 51 mm Heel to spine
- Total weight 188 grams
- Left or right handed Both
- Type Gyuto
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
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What is a Gyuto knife?
Ranging from 180mm to 270mm the Gyuto (translates as "beef-sword") is a general purpose chef's knife that are typically quite tall at the heel and pointed towards the tip for precision work. Ideal choice for all round use.
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