Miscellaneous Seconds Sakai Takayuki, 45 layer, Gyuto 210mm (2)

Why is it a second: The bolster on the top of the handle is glued on a little sloppily with the odd scratch and scuff. Its not that bad but just not right to be sold full price. Box in fine condition.

See full description of the full price knife here: https://cuttingedgeknives.co.uk/en/brands/sakai-takayuki/45-layer-damascus/gyuto-210mm/

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 215 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
  • Total length 365 mm (Blade + Handle)
  • Total weight 143 grams
  • 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

Given the one-off nature of seconds the packaging may vary in type and condition but we will include detail for each knife and of course as with all our knives we'll include the normal plasters and care tips card for you.

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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