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Tetsujin 240mm Blue #2 Kiritsuke Wa-Gyuto - Tatsutogi

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  • The Tetsujin series is a collaboration between Myojin-san and Tomura-san. For some years now, Myojin-san has been one of the craftsmen involved with our Gesshin Kagekiyo knives. Together with his workshop partner and longtime friend, they began the Tetsujin series. This kiritsuke-shaped wa-gyuto is made from Blue #2 steel with soft iron cladding and a tatsutogi, or lengthwise-sharpened, finish. The tatsutogi grind/finish is a convex grind and tends to be thinner in the mid-section than his knives with shinogi lines and wide bevels. The Tetsujin knives also feature a bit more blade height than many similar Sakai-made wa-gyuto. These guys have been making quite a name for themselves with high-performing and extremely well-made knives. The handle is made from walnut and the knife comes with a magnolia saya.

    • Knife Type: Gyuto
    • Steel Type: Blue #2 Carbon
    • Handle Type: Octagonal Walnut
    • Construction Type: Carbon Clad
    • Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
    • Handle Length: 139mm
    • Handle Height: 25.53mm
    • Handle Width: 21.53mm
    • Handle to Tip Length: 243mm
    • Heel to Tip Length: 227mm
    • Width of Spine at Middle: 2.73mm
    • Width of Spine 1cm from the Tip: 0.67mm
    • Width of Spine at Handle: 3.31mm
    • Width of Spine above Heel: 3.21mm
    • Blade Thickness 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge: 2.45mm
    • Blade Height at Heel: 50mm
    • Weight: 185g

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