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Gesshin Ajikataya 210mm White #2 Kurouchi Wa-Gyuto

  • Tsukasa Hinoura is the third generation of blacksmith carrying on "Ajikataya" (Îï____α†), working with his son.  Hinoura-san is well know for the quality of his work... especially his "Tsukasa" line.  We brought in this line so that more people could try Hinoura-san's work.  Moreover, whenever we get a chance, we do our best to support young craftsmen, such as his son (who is about the same age as Sara and I).

     

    Hinoura-san's heat treatemnt is top notch, and his style reflects a lot of the regional attribultes.  These knives have an exceptional distal taper, and wonderful wide bevel, which assists in faciliating easier thinning and sharpening.

    • Knife Type: Gyuto
    • Steel Type: Carbon
    • Handle Type: Ho Wood Oval
    • Construction Type: Clad
    • Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
    • Handle Length: 133mm
    • Handle Height: 24.52mm
    • Handle Width: 22.05mm
    • Handle to Tip Length: 223mm
    • Heel to Tip Length: 208mm
    • Width of Spine at Middle: 2.25mm
    • Width of Spine 1cm from the Tip: 0.89mm
    • Width of Spine at Handle: 5.77mm
    • Width of Spine above Heel: 3.6mm
    • Blade Thickness 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge: 2.95mm
    • Blade Height at Heel: 46mm
    • Weight: 151g



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