Average rating is 4.9
If you are looking for a work horse gyuto than you really don’t need to look any more. The Kanehiro is simply an awesome knife. Great steel (AS) clad in stainless,a bit of a belly so it’s good for rocking but still very good at chopping. The edge retention is very good,even with a high polish it can still take a beating and come back for more. All around a great knife. And the usual great service from Mark. 0.3
By: ArtSt Louis Mo.
Beautiful knife. A true classic. The video of it being sharpened is perfect. Note the bandaged index finger. Nuff said? 0.3
first off chefknivestogo has the fastest service of any company i have ever ordered from for anything,i placed my order on saturday and had my knife wednesday,anyways the knife AWESOME there is nothing else you can really say about it very light for the size and scary sharp. i own many different knives,shun 8" chef knife (great knife),i also own a few german steel knives (junk),after buying my shun i was already kinda hooked on japanese knives from that but after this one i will ONLY buy japanese knives the quality is just way better than anything else out there,i have put this knife through alot from cutting meats,fruits,vegetables,and even slicing bread yes slicing bread and yes i have a bread knife but this slices bread pretty good for being a straight blade0.3
Impressive work horse gyuto in AS steel. Razor sharp out of the box,and holds an edge extremely well. Have run it over a 1k and 2k Shapton glass stone,and found it unusually easy to sharpen for steel that has this kind of staying power. Probably a "best buy" in Japanese gyutos.0.3
By: Brandon FosterGA
Awesome knife for the price,and I am happy that I purchased it. I have had it for just over six months now and it is my go to knife for almost everything that I do. Easy to sharpen,and it retains its sharpness well over time. I love this knife and would recommend it to any professional chef that is willing to take a little extra care; keeping it dry and not dropping it. *Note* This knife will chip if dropped. I had it for a week before I tipped it and had to regrind a new one. The good news is that it only took a few minutes to do on a good #1000 grit water stone.0.3
By: Robert S.Tampa FL
I made a decision a few weeks ago to replace my knives,(globals,shuns,kikuichis,glestains) and this is my very first knife of this caliber. Excellent knife,I love it. After I put MY edge on it,this knife has become thee one I use consistently without thinking about reaching for another. It has opened my eyes to the small company,handcrafting blacksmiths that are producing wicked knives. Some cooks would treasure a knife like this and baby it. Not me,it has become a stepping stone and most likely a beater,for my colleagues to use so they can experience true craftsmanship,while they watch me piece together a stunning collection of knives made up of various core medals and different blacksmith signatures. 0.3
The guys here at CKTG are top notch. I jumped into the forum and asked a question about which blacksmith I should go with for a particular knife,and hairs ended getting split. Way above and beyond what I was expecting. It was a tremendous help and I will continue to purchase and piece together my collection from CKTG.
By: JoshKTallahassee? Fl
This is a beautiful knife. It came recommended on forums and felt very comfortable cooking for hours with out the box. Was very disappointed after finding the tip had chipped off when preparing Thanksgiving dinner,a week after receiving blade,even with extremely careful care. Guess I’ll be sharpening sooner than expected.0.3
By: MattBrisbane QLD
This was my first high-end Japanese chef’s knife,recommended by a chef friend on the bladeforums I frequent. I got tired of the Shun,Wustof and other household brand kitchen knife sets. They bored me,and there was just nothing special about maintaining or using them. They could hold a nice edge but nothing like the Kanehiro. I found the Kanehiro to be an absolute pleasure to use,and to top it of it has great looks and is easy to put a nice edge on. Sure,it will require a bit more maintenance than your average stainless steel kitchen knives,but if you want something special that makes cooking and food prep more enjoyable,this is it. Recommended!0.3