Masahiro Molybdenum Gyutou 210mm (8.2")

Chef's Knife

Masahiro MV Molybdenum Line

Masahiro’s MV Japanese chef knives, winner of the Good Design Award, are sharp and light with a long lasting edge. Made from Masahiro’s proprietary Molybdenum Vanadium steel, each knife is quenched and sub zero tempered to offer the best balance of sharpness and blade strength. The larger handles on this line make for an easy, comfortable grip when doing kitchen prep.


Handle material Pressed Wood
Blade length 210 mm (8.2")
Thickness at spine 2 mm
Thickness at tip 0.8 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 58-59

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 knife. 

Works Well With

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