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Tanaka Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm
Tanaka Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm Tanaka Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm
Tanaka Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm Tanaka Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm

Tanaka Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm

Item #: TA-K240GY

Average Customer Rating:
(4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews)

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Our Price: $119.95(You Save: $60.05)
Availability: Usually ships the same business day
Overstock Sale. We had to buy a bunch of these to convince Shigeki to make them so we're clearing some inventory with a sale on these for a limited time. The Tanaka Kurouchi line of knives are excellent values combining the rustic character of handcraftsmanship with the exceptional edge taking and edge holding of Aogami #2 at an extremely competitive price. As with all knives in this line, this 240mm gyuto is clad construction with the Aogami #2 steel core hardened to 62-63 HRC wrapped in a soft carbon steel cladding. While the rustic kurouchi finish does reduce oxidation, both the core and cladding steels are reactive so the knife will patina with normal use. The d-shaped handle is a utilitarian design made with ho wood and a black plastic ferrule. As these are handmade knives, each knife may differ from the posted specifications.

  • Weight: 6.2oz
  • Blade length: 243mm
  • Total length: 392mm
  • Spine thickness at base: 3mm
  • Blade height: 51.57mm

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    5  Product Review, September 25, 2014
    Posted By: Jon - verified customer

    Fantastic knife made by one of the rising stars of Japanese blade making.

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    4  Product Review, March 31, 2014
    Posted By: Umberto - verified customer

    This knife is a joy to use. I like to think of this knife as the project car. It's all there. But it needs lots of work on the stones. The handle is not that great.
    It's a knife with rustic charm. A thin cutting edge backed by a robust spine makes this a very food work horse candidate. 3 stars for fit finish and out of the box presentation. Solid 4 stars once the edges get polished up.
    Before you pass judgement on the blade, give it a chance.
    Carrots are no match :)

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