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Gengetsu 240mm Stainless Clad White #2 Wa-Gyuto

Gengetsu 240mm Stainless Clad White #2 Wa-Gyuto


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Gengetsu 240mm Stainless Clad White #2 Wa-Gyuto

Gengetsu is a new line from JKI.  For quite some time, we have wanted to make a line like this... stainless clad carbon.  After some testing, we finally got something we were happy with.  These knives are a bit more sturdy than some of the super thin knives we sell.  However, they are still very thin behind the edge, not unlike our Kochi or Gesshin Heiji knives.  The outsides of the knife are stainless, to help protect the knife from rust and corrosion.  However, the inside is white #2... a carbon steel known for taking amazing edges, being easy to sharpen, and having nice toughness.


These knives come with burnt chestnut octagonal handles because they are some of my favorites... more dense than ho wood, a bit heavier, and they retain amazing grip when wet.  I also happen to like the way they look.  Gengetsu knives also come with ho wood sayas.


These knives are an exclusive to JKI and a collaboration between us and one of the very talented craftsmen we work with.

Gengetsu 240mm Stainless Clad White #2 Wa-Gyuto with Burnt Chestnut Octagonal Handle and Ho Wood Saya


Weight 208
Handle Length 141
Handle Height 27.13
Handle Width 22.79
Handle to Tip Length 260
Heel to Tip Length 241.5
Blade Height at Heel 51
Blade Thickness at 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge 2.16
Width of Spine at Middle 2.25
Width of Spine Above Heel 3.67
Width of Spine at Handle 4.65
Width of Spine about 1cm from the tip 0.87