Yoshihiro Mizu Yaki Blue High Carbon Steel #1 Kurouchi Gyuto Japanese Chef Knife Shitan HandleProduct Code: TAOKUGY180SH
*Recommended to purchase with Custom-Cut Saya Knife Cover Sheath
Our handmade Yoshihiro Mizu Yaki Blue High Carbon Steel #1 Black Forged Series are at the top of its class in performance. Mizu Yaki is a meticulous process of pure water quenching that draws out the hardness of refined steel while infusing enough resiliency to perform consistently in the most exacting of conditions. Exemplifying the most intricate techniques of forging, layering, and hammering, this black forged knife, or Kurouchi in Japanese, is a traditional method of crafting high carbon knives. This unique style of forging offers an unpolished rustic finish. With a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 63-64, the inner core of Blue High Carbon Steel #1 is prized for its high edge retention.
The most versatile and essential of all knives a cook can have is a Japanese chefs knife known as a Gyuto knife. The Gyuto is a Japanese chefs knife with a 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.
|Grade||Mizu Yaki Kurouchi||Bolster Material||Ebony
|Stain Resistant||No||Handle Shape||Octagonal|
|Blade Material||Blue Steel #1||Saya Cover||Optional|
|Edge Angle||Double Edged|