The Karaku Blue #1 Gyutos are constructed using the highest grade of carbon steel in the industry. Aogami #1 steel is held in high regard by most knife lovers and users. They also sharpen up with relative ease.
The Karaku Gyuto is the most popular sized knife we sell and this one has a nice profile for both rocking and push cutting. The knife is adept at most cutting, slicing, or chopping tasks. It is also small and responsive enough for fine detail work on garnishes and other items.
It now comes with an upgraded walnut octagonal and maple handle that is stabilized for years of worry free use.
If you have not tried an AS knife this could be your time to experience this super steel at a truly affordable price.
Blacksmith: Michikuni Tokaji
Location: Tosa Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Cladding: Soft Iron
Edge Steel: Aogami #1 Carbon Steel
Edge Grind: Even See Choil Shot
Engraving: Stamped on Both Sides
Weight: 7.3 ounces / 206g
Blade Length: 215 mm
Overall Length: 358 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 4.33 mm
Blade Height: 48.26 mm
4Good blade.. slippery handle , August 13, 2020
Posted By: Evan - verified customer
Very nice curve on edge. Recommend getting custom handle. Handle is a bit too slippery for professional use
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