Birdseye Ebony Honyaki Gyuto
225mm gyuto in W2, a high carbon steel capable of high hardness and keen edge retention. This blade has been differentially hardened to create a hamon and has a tested edge hardness of 64hrc.
The hamon has nice activity across the blade as seen in the photos and has some some visible darker shadow above the hardening line.
This blade has been convex ground for food release with continuous distal taper from 3mm to an extremely fine tip at 0.4mm 10mm before the tip. The spine and choil has been rounded and mirror polished and the edge sharpened to 4k on whetstones.
The handle features some stunning stabilized birdseye ebony with a brass bolster.
This knife includes a padded case for safe travel and includes FREE shipping worldwide via DHL Express.
Tested Hardness: 64 HRC
Total length: 372mm
Handle length: 141mm
Length of cutting edge: 225mm
Blade height at heel: 50mm
Spine thickness -
Above heel: 3mm
10mm before tip: 0.4mm
Please note this is a high hardness, keen edged high performance knife and as such care must be taken to protect the edge (i.e. please do not cut frozen foods).