Takumi Ikeda 240mm Damascus Gyuto. This knife is made with damascus cladding and aogami super steel on the edge. Ikeda-san is an apprentice of Katsushige Anryu and as you can see he makes beautiful knives. This knife comes with a nice, rosewood octagonal handle with pakka wood ferrule.
This knife has the same basic profile as the masamoto ks but the grinds, steel and look of the knife are so much better than the ks. To compare you get a beautiful carbon, damascus clad blade, aogami super steel core, nice semi custom handle, excellent grinds and great fit and finish with rounded spine and choil for less than the ks (which we sell as well).
Blade length: 252mm
Total length: 397mm
Spine thickness at heel: 3.34mm
Blade height: 47.22mm
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