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Itto-Ryu Hammered White #2 Gyuto 210mm
Itto-Ryu Hammered White #2 Gyuto 210mm
Itto-Ryu Hammered White #2 Gyuto 210mm

Itto-Ryu Hammered White #2 Gyuto 210mm

Item #: ITTSGYT210

Average Customer Rating:
(5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews)

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Our Price: $139.95
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CKTG Gyuto 210mm Saya B
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Boasting an impressively high level of fit and finish, looks to impress, and performance to match, the Itto-Ryu hammered gyuto is destined to become one of our top selling knives at CKTG. We know of no other knife at the price that has such a refined set of specifications.

The blade is fairly thick at the spine but features a lovely continuous distal taper, and finely rounded spine and choil. The level of craftsmanship completely belies its price. As for cutting ability, it simply falls through produce with no wedging on harder ingredients. It is very thin behind the edge which together with the distal taper results in a very high performance tip. It is of medium weight with a balance point forward of the pinch grip area. This gives it a blade heavy attribute which aids in its cutting abilities.

The Itto-Ryu gyuto is fashioned from Shirogami 2 steel. This is a very popular alloy renowned for its ability to take and hold a steep edge. It has a 50/50 convex grind which is also so well executed that you think you are holding a knife costing much more that its asking price. To protect and enhance the core steel, the blacksmiths at Itto-Ryu add a layer for stainless steel which is then partially covered with a soft carbon steel featuring a lovely, smooth hammered kurouchi finish.

Owners of this knife have reported that this is one of the finest gyutos they have used, regardless of price. We agree. We think you will too!

  • Weight: 6 ounces
  • Blade Length: 214 mm
  • Overall Length: 343 mm (13.5")
  • Thickness at Heel: 4.1 mm
  • Blade Height: 49.6 mm

  • Customer Reviews

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    5  Very pleased customer, May 5, 2015
    Posted By: Jesten

    I was a little reticent to purchase from CFTG only because there weren't very many reviews for most of the knives I looked at, and I couldn't find a clear consensus online about whether it was a trustworthy website. So I'm writing the review I hope will put your undecided mind at ease.

    This knife is fantastic. If they aren't a 'reputable website,' then I don't want to buy from one that is. I'm not a chef, just a home cooking enthusiast, but I've done a fair amount of research. The handle of this knife is nothing to write home about, but it's comfortable, and you don't buy a $140.00 knife for the handle (And you can re-handle it if you want to anyway). The blade is absolutely gorgeous. The pictures can't communicate to you just how beautiful this knife is. The spine and choil are rounded perfectly, the hand hammered finish is a visual and tactile delight, and the edge out of the box was FANTASTIC. As in, push cut an S curve in printer paper fantastic. It sharpened up stupidly fast with my 1000 and 6000 grit king stones (maybe 10 minutes of work, probably less), and it's been holding it's edge like a champ.

    A note from someone who's been using it, the cladding closest to the edge (Not the iron), is listed as stainless steel, but reviewed in the video as "Semi-stainless." If it's not stainless, it is a VERY stain resistant carbon steel. The edge has taken on an absolutely beautiful patina, but the rest of the blade is perfectly unmarred by stain (Photos: http://imgur.com/a/TC4jO). I plan to buy the Santoku by Itto-Ryu next for my father as a gift.

    Bottom line: Buy this knife. If it is HALF the quality mine is, you'll be more than pleased with the money spent.

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    5  Product Review, July 10, 2014
    Posted By: Alex - verified customer

    Great Knife for this price

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    5  Product Review, June 26, 2014
    Posted By: Ben - verified customer

    Great feel and construction to the knife. Very sharp out of the box and even better after a good sharpening. Highly recommend for any user of tradition Chef knife looking to start on Japanese.

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    5  Product Review, November 16, 2013
    Posted By: Doug - verified customer

    Get THIS if you can! Wicked sharp and unique looking blade that holds an edge. I first thought the chestnut handle which is open grained and rustic adds to the appeal of this knife would not feel right in the hand. Not so...it is the best feeling handle I have had in my hands, ever! Fantastic knife especially for the price.

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