Yoshihiro VG-10 33 Layers Damascus Gyuto Chefs Knife (Black Pakkawood Handle) with Toishi Sharpening Whetstone 1000 Grit 2pc Set

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Exceptionally forged with 33 layers of steel in the Damascus tradition with a VG-10 Core, this knife is complimented with a High-grade Composite Wood handle that extends to the full tang of the knife and is NSF certified for commercial kitchens and ergonomically welds to the hand for seamless use.The best knives require special care and consideration. A good quality Japanese water stone not only is the best surface to sharpen and maintain the blade of your knife, but it is also the best tool to preserve and take care of the the high quality steel that it is made of.

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  • VG-10 Stain Resistance Steel Gyuto with 33 Layers Damascus steel blade with Toishi Whetstone Knife Sharpening Stone #1000
  • Gyuto Chef knife: VG-10 33 Layers Damascus Stain Resistance Steel / Double-edged blade / Composite Wood, Western Style handle
  • Whetstone: Toishi Sharpening Stone #1000 Arato
  • Handcrafted in Japan
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    The Gyuto is a Japanese chefs knife with a Western style curved blade that smoothly rocks back and forth and has an extended tip for quick chopping that can be used to cut meat, fish, and vegetables. Gyuto literally means beef sword and was initially used for cutting meat in Japan. Our VG-10 Damascus Ice Hardened Gyuto Chef Knife is forged with a Western style curved blade that smoothly rocks back and forth with an extended tip for quick chopping. Forged with 33 layers of steel in the Damascus tradition with a VG-10 Core, this knife is complimented with a High-grade Composite Wood handle that extends to the full tang of the knife and is NSF certified for commercial kitchens and ergonomically welds to the hand for seamless use. The most versatile and essential of all knives a cook can have is a Japanese chefs knife known as a Gyuto knife. Preparing delicious meals starts with taking wholesome ingredients and using the best tools such as a high quality chefs knife to make every meal into something special. From dicing, slicing, and chopping fresh produce from a farmers market to carving a roast chicken straight from the oven, even the simplest tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional.

    The best knives require special care and consideration. The steel of a knife from Yoshihiro Cutlery was forged with careful attention by master craftsman heated and quenched through many laborious steps. The final product being a steel that is of the appropriate hardness with enough elasticity for inner structural integrity. A key component of knife care is knife sharpening. Japanese knives should always be sharpened and honed on premium quality Japanese water stones. A good quality Japanese water stone not only is the best surface to sharpen and maintain the blade of your knife, but it is also the best tool to preserve and take care of the the high quality steel that it is made of. Yoshihiro Toishi Whetstones are much larger than ordinary Japanese whetstones which help to sharpen more evenly. The wideness of the stone which measures 3 inches across gives more surface area to accurately sharpen longer blades, and at 1 inch in height has enough material to provide years of use. Weighing over 2 pounds with a sturdy wooden base attached on the bottom, our stones are also more stationary and less prone to slipping making for a safer sharpening experience.

    *A #1000 grit (“Arato” Coarse) stone is best used for repairing damaged and very dull knives. The stone is abrasive which takes off a lot of material for refashioning a dull edge.

    On Knife Care & Sharpening: If this is your first time purchasing a handcrafted Japanese knife, please take a moment to learn about the care that these blades require. With a little love and care, these knives are capable of providing years, if not decades of enjoyment. Click here for a better understanding of what it takes to care for Japanese handcrafted knives.

    Additional information

    Knife Size

    8.25" (210mm), 9.5" (240mm), 10.5" (270mm)

    Blade Material

    VG-10 Stainless Steel

    Edge Angle

    Double Edged

    Grade

    Damascus

    Handle Material

    Black Pakkawood

    Handle Shape

    Western

    HRC

    60

    Knife Style

    Gyuto

    Saya Cover

    Natural Magnolia Wood

    Set

    2pcs

    Stain Resistant

    Yes

    Stone Grit Size

    1000

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