Brand new for 2020! The Tojiro Shirogami Kasumi Line of knives is made for us exclusively and they're a nice upgrade to the kurouchi line we also sell at a great price! Shirogami means "white paper" and refers to the paper that Hitachi steel mill wraps the steel bars in when they sell them to the blacksmiths. This is a highly regarded steel in the knife world. The alloy is very tough and takes a very keen edge. In the case of this knife, it is clad with a soft iron layer which protects the inner core while lightening and adding strength to the blade. Both metals are reactive, so care must be given to clean and dry the knife carefully.
The blade itself features a great profile and a nice tip, which makes this gyuto a very good performing knife, fit for many slicing and chopping tasks. This 185mm gyuto is about as short as the breed gets and performs most tasks in the kitchen with ease. This is the all-around blade that many home chefs would reach for first. It is able to slice and dice most vegetables and proteins while being versatile enough to handle all kinds of delicate tasks like garnishes.
The blade is mated to a traditional D-shaped handle made from ho wood with a black resin ferrule.
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Steel: Shirogami (White) #2
Edge Length: 184mm
Weight: 4oz / 116g
Edge: Even (See Photo)
Handle: D-shaped Ho Wood
Ferrule: Black Resin
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