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Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Yu Kurosaki, Yoshimi Kato, Yoshikane, Takamura, Takeshi Saji, Tojiro, Jikko, Masutani, Nigara Hamono, Hatsukokoro, Nakagawaand Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Yu Kurosaki, Yoshimi Kato, Yoshikane, Takamura, Takeshi Saji, Tojiro, Jikko, Masutani, Nigara Hamono, Hatsukokoro, Nakagawaand Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Yu Kurosaki, Yoshimi Kato, Yoshikane, Takamura, Takeshi Saji, Tojiro, Jikko, Masutani, Nigara Hamono, Hatsukokoro, Nakagawaand Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Yu Kurosaki, Yoshimi Kato, Yoshikane, Takamura, Takeshi Saji, Tojiro, Jikko, Masutani, Nigara Hamono, Hatsukokoro, Nakagawaand Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Yu Kurosaki, Yoshimi Kato, Yoshikane, Takamura, Takeshi Saji, Tojiro, Jikko, Masutani, Nigara Hamono, Hatsukokoro, Nakagawaand Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Yu Kurosaki, Yoshimi Kato, Yoshikane, Takamura, Takeshi Saji, Tojiro, Jikko, Masutani, Nigara Hamono, Hatsukokoro, Nakagawaand Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Yu Kurosaki, Yoshimi Kato, Yoshikane, Takamura, Takeshi Saji, Tojiro, Jikko, Masutani, Nigara Hamono, Hatsukokoro, Nakagawaand Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Yu Kurosaki, Yoshimi Kato, Yoshikane, Takamura, Takeshi Saji, Tojiro, Jikko, Masutani, Nigara Hamono, Hatsukokoro, Nakagawaand Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Yu Kurosaki, Yoshimi Kato, Yoshikane, Takamura, Takeshi Saji, Tojiro, Jikko, Masutani, Nigara Hamono, Hatsukokoro, Nakagawaand Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum

Takeshi Saji Coloured Damascus VG10 240mm Gyuto Knife

Takeshi Saji

Regular price £445.00 Sale

One of the most well known and revered bladesmiths in Japan, Takeshi Saji captivates with the beauty and skill that goes on to making every single one of his knives. Combining traditional forging techniques with new and innovative designs, Saji crafts beautiful, functional works of art

VG10 steel offers a sweet spot of high performance and easy maintenance. As a pretty hard stainless steel it can get very sharp, retain that sharp well, and is very easy to maintain. 

The Gyuto is a multi-purpose, large bladed knife that you can use for almost everything. Typically these are light strong knives which range from 180mm to 240mm normally (although sometimes longer), with 210mm being the most common and popular size due to it's sweet spot of length for larger tasks but excellent agility. Longer knives tend to be used more for high volume tasks in professional kitchens where 240mm and even 270mm are popular. 180mm is popular for smaller home kitchen tasks too.

The blade profile is great for cutting in a rocking type motion. If you are looking for one knife, this is the most versatile.

Specifications

Knife Type: Gyuto
Steel Type: VG10
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 240mm (9.4"")
Blade Height: 48mm (1.9"")
Blade Thickness: 2.7mm
Handle Material: Walnut with Buffalo Ferrule 
Handle Length: 128mm (5"")
Weight: 175g (6.2 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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