Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle
Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle

Kei Kobayashi R2 Gyuto 240mm Knife with Special Red Lacquer Handle

Kei Kobayashi

Regular price £295.00 Sale

Kei Kobayashi is a well renowned knife sharpener based in Seki City who, in recent years, has also trained as a blacksmith and now produces some of the most exquisite knives we've seen.

Kobayashi knives are finished to perfection and sharpened (as you would expect) to a staggeringly sharp edge. Like almost nothing else we've seen. 

These are real works of art with their own unique Handle designs and perfect form. 

Specifications:

Knife Type: Gyuto
Steel Type: R2/SG2 (Stain resistant steel)
Blade Hardness: HRC 62-63
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 240mm (9.4")
Blade Height: 52.8mm (2.1")
Blade Thickness: 1.8mm (0.071")
Handle Material: Red Lacquered
Handle Length: 134mm (5.3")
Weight: 166g (5.9 ounces)

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Do not use the knife to chop hard materials such as bones or frozen items unless the knife is made for that specific purpose. Always ensure you keep your knife clean and dry, and sharpen it as required to prevent a dull edge.

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Please read our guidance pages below to help you make the right choice and make the most of the knives you choose:

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