Gyutou with Free Saya Cover
Gyutou translates to "Cow Sword". This is a multi-purpose handcrafted knife with a slight meat cutting bias. The shape of its handcrafted blade resembles a classic chef's knife but the blade is thinner, has a flatter edge profile and uses a harder grade of steel. These qualities create a versatile and precise blade with a sharp edge.
Grind Type: Double Bevel
Blade Material: Japanese High Carbon Steel (Hitachi SK Steel-1% Carbon)
Handle Material: Strengthened Wood, Full Tang
Rockwell Hardness: 61
Why would you would buy this knife:
- The Gyutou's blade excels at pushing through foods with minimal friction.
- The sides and spines of the Gyutou are strong enough for crushing garlic, cracking open soft shelled seafood or tenderizing meats.