Yoshimi Enju VG10 Damascus Gyuto 180mm. Yoshimi Kato makes knives for several leading brands including Masakage and Kanehiro. This new line is the first to bear his name. As always, we are very impressed with his quality of grinds, fit, and finish. The overall aesthetic appeal is quite stunning, especially in the case of this new range. They are made from VG10 steel which was specifically designed and manufactured for the kitchen knife industry.
The result is a blade that is easy to use and to sharpen. It holds a sharp edge and is very durable. The edge steel is then covered in a multi-layer damascus cladding made from a soft stainless steel. These are really easy knives to maintain.
The gyuto is 180mm with a blade height of 44mm. These knives really are great all-arounders. Their compact size belies their many abilities.
The stunning blade is matched to a nice oak wood handle in an octagonal shape.
Brand: Yoshimi SG-2
Blacksmith: Yoshimi Kato
Location: Echizen, Japan
Construction: San Mai
Method: Hammer Forged
Core Edge Steel: VG10
Cladding: Damascus Stainless
Engraving: Hand Engraved
Edge Grind: Even (See Choil Shot)
Handle: Oak Octagonal
Weight: 3.3 ounces
Blade Length: 180 mm
Total Length: 315 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 2mm
Blade Height: 44mm
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