Sukenari ZDP189 Damascus Gyuto 270mm Custom.
This 270mm gyuto from Sukenari can outwork most any knife on the market. The Sukenari features ZDP-189, an advanced powdered metallurgy steel that Sukenari heat treats to ~66 HRC allowing the knife to take extremely acute bevel angles and hold those edges extremely well.
The ZDP-189 core is wrapped in a beautiful mirror polished Damascus cladding. As both ZDP-189 and the cladding steel are stainless, this knife is very easy to maintain. The knife has a versatile profile with a sizable sweet spot for chopping, a gentle belly for rock cutting, and a thin pointed tip for detail work.
Blacksmith: Mr Hinaki
Location: Toyama Japan
Construction: San Mai
Edge Steel: ZDP189
Finish: Mirror Polish
Weight: 8 ounces
Blade Length: 265 mm (10.5")
Overall Length: 420 mm (16.5")
Thickness at Heel: 3.4 mm
Blade Height: 51.9 mm
5amazing, July 31, 2017
Posted By: radley - verified customer
the knife has good balance. edge retention is unbelievable. I can see myself using this for a very long time
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