Yoshimi Kato VG10 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
|Blade Height @ Heel:||46mm|
|Spine Thickness @ Heel:||1.5mm|
|Spine Thickness @ Mid:||1.2mm|
|Spine Thickness 1cm from tip:||0.9mm|
|Blade Material:||VG10 w/Nickel Damascus Cladding|
|Handle Material:||Western Pakka Wood|
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Echizen - Japan
ABOUT SHIRO KAMO- One of the most senior blacksmiths in the Takefu Knife Village, Yoshimi Kato is one of the most famous Japanese Blacksmiths in the world. Decades of experience have culminated in pieces that are as artistic as they are functional.
His handmade damascus patterns are some of the most highly detailed and crisp we have seen. Fit and finish are always incredible, and sharpness is as you’d expect. Damn sharp.
STEEL BREAKDOWN – VG10 is a world-renowned high-carbon stainless steel, with excellent edge retention and edge holding abilities. Although not cheap, it is the preferred stainless steel amongst Japanese blacksmiths for it’s well rounded performance.
- Washing – Dry your knives as soon as possible after washing and do not leave them wet for extended periods of time. Store in a cool, dry place. No dishwasher use!.
- Cutting – Cut on wood chopping boards only, and do not hit/cut/chop frozen vegetables, bones, or hard objects, as the blade can chip or break.
- Sharpening – We recommend you use a whetstone to sharpen this blade. We have a full range of sharpening tools here.