Kagekiyo White Steel #2 Gyutou 210mm (8.2")

Kagekiyo

Kagekiyo White Steel #2 Gyutou 210mm (8.2")

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Our Kagekiyo line is hand-forged in Sakai City, Japan by a collective of blacksmiths awarded the title Dentou Kogeshi, an honor reserved for the highest level of artisans and craftsmen.  Kagekiyo knives are one hundred percent handcrafted, featuring ultra-thin, expertly tapered blades made from Shirogami (white steel #2).  

Beautiful handles of true Japanese lacquer provide an exceptional grip.  Kagekiyo knives have a light feel in the hand with a perfect balance.

Handle material Lacquered wood
Blade length 210 mm (8.2")
Thickness of spine 2.4 mm 
Thickness at tip 0.7 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 62
Bevel Double / Ambidextrous
  • Handwash in warm water and towel dry
  • Do not cut frozen foods
  • Use a sharpening stone, not a honing steel, to re-sharpen your Japanese chef knives

Description

Our Kagekiyo line is hand-forged in Sakai City, Japan by a collective of blacksmiths awarded the title Dentou Kogeshi, an honor reserved for the highest level of artisans and craftsmen.  Kagekiyo knives are one hundred percent handcrafted, featuring ultra-thin, expertly tapered blades made from Shirogami (white steel #2).  

Beautiful handles of true Japanese lacquer provide an exceptional grip.  Kagekiyo knives have a light feel in the hand with a perfect balance.

Specifications

Handle material Lacquered wood
Blade length 210 mm (8.2")
Thickness of spine 2.4 mm 
Thickness at tip 0.7 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 62
Bevel Double / Ambidextrous

Use & Care

  • Handwash in warm water and towel dry
  • Do not cut frozen foods
  • Use a sharpening stone, not a honing steel, to re-sharpen your Japanese chef knives