The Konosuke Swedish Stainless Gyuto is one of the most balanced knives in their Laser line up. The blade is cut from a single piece of a super high quality steel and is then ground to a true laser style profile. It features a subtly convex grind which, like all other Konosuke lasers, is as good as it gets. The steel is a low impurity alloy that boasts a very fine grain structure. It behaves rather like a carbon blade but without the maintenance issues normally associated with these knives. The blades are hardened to 60-61 HRC.
The Swedish Stainless knives are renowned for their superb edge retention and overall durability. They are also regarded as some of the finest finished knives around. The Konosuke brand stands for excellence in all areas and none less than the high levels of fit and finish evident in every knife they make.
The 210mm gyuto is, hands down, the most popular knife among home cooks. It is the perfectly sized blade for use in the home kitchen where cutting board real estate is at a premium. It also has a lightness and nimble feel to it that allows for its use in all kinds of cutting, slicing, and chopping scenarios.
This knife is given extra value in that it features the highly regarded Khii ebony handle. This is another example of the Konosuke devotion to quality. It is perfectly sized and weighted to balance the blade in feel, heft, and aesthetics. This is a great knife made greater with the addition of this outstanding handle.
Location: Sakai, Japan
Construction: Mono Steel
Steel: Swedish Stainless
Handle: Ebony Octagonal
Weight: 4.2 ounces
Blade Length: 203 mm
Total Length: 355 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 2.5 mm
Blade Height: 42.6 mm
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