Yoshimi Kato SG2 V Tsuchime Kiritsuke Gyuto 210mm

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An elegant mid sized all rounder from Kato-san with a distinctive "V" hammer finish. This gyuto boasts a superb flat grind and thin edge and the narrow k-tip shape is ideal for more intricate work.

Paired with a rosewood handle this is a classy knife all round from one of Takefu Knife Village's best blacksmiths.

Product details

  • Blade Length: 214mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
  • Total Length: 358mm (Blade tip to handle end)
  • Blade Height: 46.7mm (Heel to spine)
  • Blade Thickness: 2.23mm (Spine width above the heel) 2.04mm (Measured halfway along spine) 0.97mm (Measured 15mm from tip)
  • Total Weight: 140 grams
  • Core Steel: SG2
  • Cladding Steel: Stainless
  • Hardness: 63 (HRC)
  • Handle Style: Japanese
  • Handle Material: Rosewood with blonde ferrule
  • Left or Right handed: Either (Double Bevel)

Product SKU: KATO-024-##

Our aim is to measure and photograph our products as accurately as possible but due to many items being handmade, finished or using natural materials, there can be minor variance in measurements and things such as blade or wood finishes can vary. We will always endeavour to provide the most accurate measurements, photos and descriptions of our products.

Some measurements such as HRC are provided by manufacturers and should therefore be used as a guide.

Protection & care for this knife

We recommend the narrow fit 210mm magnolia saya or a large gyuto size (27x5cm) blade guard for this knife.

Saya & Guards Knife Racks & Storage Sharpening & Blade Care

Meet the maker

Yoshimi Kato

Yoshimi Kato San is the son-in-law of Hiroshi Kato San and is a highly skilled and renowned blacksmith working at the Takefu knife village where he creates his own ranges of knives as well as knives for other brands such as Masakage.

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