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Gesshin Hide 270mm Blue #1 Honyaki Wa-Gyuto (Special Project)

  • The Gessshin Hide Honyaki Wa-Gyutos are a special project we have been working on with the maker of our Gesshin Hide line of knives. The Gesshin Hide knives we carry have some of the most perfect grinding I have ever seen with hand made kitchen knives. This project started when Sara and I went to visit the makers of Gesshin Hide. In thier shop I saw some really cool honyaki wa-gyutos sitting around. The ones I saw were unfinished, but they prompted me to ask about about doing a custom project to make some similar ones. After some discussion we picked Shiraki-san to forge these blades. He is well know as one of the top blacksmiths in Sakai, and is particularly talented when it comes to Blue #1 steel. A few months later, the knives were finished, and now here they are.  To say these are amazing would be an understatement.

    • Knife Type: Gyuto
    • Steel Type: Carbon
    • Handle Type: Ho Wood Octagon
    • Construction Type: Honyaki
    • Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
    • Handle Length: 142mm
    • Handle Height: 27.6mm
    • Handle Width: 22.1mm
    • Handle to Tip Length: 272mm
    • Heel to Tip Length: 254mm
    • Width of Spine at Middle: 2.7mm
    • Width of Spine 1cm from the Tip: 1.25mm
    • Width of Spine at Handle: 4.4mm
    • Width of Spine above Heel: 3.9mm
    • Blade Thickness 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge: 2.7mm
    • Blade Height at Heel: 51.5mm
    • Weight: 253g

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