Moritaka AS Gyuto 240mm Gyuto Custom is forged with a core of Aogami Super steel taken to an HRC of 64-65.
Moritaka Hamono has been hand forging blades for over 700 years and the collective knowledge acquired during that time span is applied to tremendous effect in these unique blades.
This knife has a gorgeous octagonal handle installed and 50/50 compound/convex grinds make these knives excellent for both left and right handed users.
Blacksmith: Moritaka Hamono
Location: Yatsushiro Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Edge Steel: Aogami Super Steel
Cladding: Soft Iron
Tang: Stainless Steel
Edge Grind: Even: See Choil Photo
Handle: Custom Octagonal
Weight: 6.9 ounces / 196g
Blade Length: 240 mm
Overall Length: 387 mm
Thickness at Heel: 3.8 mm
Blade Height: 49 mm
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