Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt

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This is a "Raijin", god of thunder,  series 201mm Gyuto with a core of special Cobalt steel that has been taken to  hardness of 63 HRC. 

 Yu Kurosaki is a young artisan blacksmith in Takafu knife village, Echizen. He is  known for his tsuchime finishes and blending traditional blacksmithing techniques with modern metallurgy technology.

The Japanese version of a western Chef’s Knife, based off of French chefs knives in the 1880’s it was designed for cutting meat, Gyuto translates to “meat sword”, but it is a versatile all round kitchen knife that can be used for rock or push cutting styles. Due to the harder steel used for the cutting edge, Japanese Gyuto’s generally have thinner blades than a western knife of the same size.

Details and Specifications

Maker:  Yu Kurosaki
Shape:  Gyuto
Blade Length:  213 mm
Blade Height:  48
Width at Heel:  3
Core Steel:  Cobalt
Cladding Steel:  Stainless
Finish:  Raijin Tsuchime
Handle Shape:  Octagonal
Handle Material:  Oak
Handle Length:  128
Total Length:  360
Weight:  143
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt
Yu Kurosaki Raijin Gyuto 210mm Cobalt