Yamashin White #1 Gyuto 210mm. This authentic Japanese traditional kitchen knife line features a hand-forged double-layer white-paper steel blade (white #1) but is very reasonably priced. These are everyday kitchen knives that many good cooks love to use in Japan. They sharpen really well and hold a nice edge. The grinds on these knives for the money are impressive which makes them a great overall value. If you've never tried a good Japanese knife and don't want to spend a ton of money this knife would be an excellent choice. Care for carbon steel knives is simple. Just wipe them dry after you use them and don't let water or acid linger on the blade. The knife will patina over time adding to the great rustic look of these knives.
Construction: Hammer Forged / San Mai
Cladding: Soft Iron
Edge Steel: Shirogami
Edge Grind: 50/50
Location: Tosa Japan
Weight: 7.4oz / 220g
Blade length: 218 mm
Overall length: 377 mm
Spine thickness at Heel: 3.16 mm
Blade Height at Heel: 52.71 mm
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