Yoshimi Kato Nickel Damascus gyuto 210mm
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Yoshimi Kato Nickel damascus gyuto 210mm is the must-have knife in every cook’s bag. This blade is the equivalent of a western chef’s knife, so a very versatile blade, which lends itself to many uses in the kitchen.
History and curiosity
In the last decade Yoshimi Kato has become a world famous blacksmith, thanks to his mastery and expertise in the forging of exceptional kitchen knives. He learned from his father-in-law Hiroshi Kato, one of the pillars of Japanese cutlery.
In 2017 he took over the family business when his father retired. Kato-san creates his blades in Takefu Knife Village in Fukui Prefecture.
This blade is part of the forged Nickel Damascus series with a vg10 steel core, so this blade is fully resistant to oxidation. Thanks to the heat treatment carried out by Kato-san, its vg10 steel reaches a hardness of 61-62 HRC, which offers very good edge retention and great ease when sharpening. Its Nickel Damascus pattern is not only an aesthetic asset, but also reduces the possibility of food sticking to the blade during use.
We wanted to bring a touch of flow, to accompany the sublime dark finish of this board. The handle is made with stabilised and dyed boxelder burl.
Find here the details for Yoshimi Kato Nickel damascus gyuto 210mm:
Blacksmith: Yoshimi Kato
series: nickel Damascus
steel: vg10 (resistant to oxidation)
type: gyuto 210mm
blade length: 21.6cm
thickness at heel: 1.9 mm
thickness at the tip: 0.7 mm
blade height: 4.6cm
weight: 154 g