Tsunehisa VG10 Hammered Damascus Gyuto
240mm. In Japanese the word for hammered is "tsuchime" and the word for damascus is "suminagashi." These beautiful knives, made by Tsunehisa, use both these techniques to deliver a gorgeous blade with excellent stainless steel performance.
VG10 is quality stainless steel that offers a nice cutting edge, good edge retention in full stainless steel. It sharpens easily and is just an excellent all-around steel for kitchen knives.
240mm gyutos are the most popular size for our knife enthusiast customers that want a knife that can do daily work. They're long enough for slicing tasks and tall enough with belly for both rocking a push cutting. This knife has a fairly good flat spot from the heel transitioning into a subtle belly and a finely crafted tip. It is perfect for all styles of cutting.
Location: Tosa, Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Edge Steel: VG10 Stainless Steel
Edge Grind: Even
Finish: Hammered, Damascus
Handle: Sandalwood, Oval
Ferrule: Black Pakkawood
Gapped Machi: Tokyo Style (see photo 4)
Weight: 6.0 oz/ 170g
Blade Length: 246mm
Overall Length: 395mm
Spine Thickness: 2.0mm
Blade Height at Heel: 50.9mm