HATSUKOKORO Yoake Kurouchi Blue #1 240mm Gyuto No Handle

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HATSUKOKORO Yoake Kurouchi Blue #1 Gyuto 240mm No Handle


Introducing the Hatsukokoro Yoake, a Japanese kitchen knife that offers an unparalleled balance between robustness and sharpness. Forged from Aogami #1 carbon steel, this gyuto features a wide primary bevel, providing a solid feel on the spine and a razor-sharp edge.

Named "Yoake" to symbolize the beauty of dawn, this knife is a testament to the renowned Sakai tradition. It sports soft iron cladding and a rustic kurouchi finish on the top, while the bottom of the blade is carefully hand-sharpened using natural stones. The result is a striking, tall knife that is bound to elevate your culinary experience.

Product Specifications:

  • Steel Type: Aogami #1
  • Handle: No Handle 
  • Blade Length: 252 mm
  • Total Length: 412 mm
  • Spine Thickness at Base: 6 mm
  • Blade Height: 56 mm
  • HRC: 63 - 64
  • Edge Grind: Even
  • Weight: 271.7 grams

Experience the dawn of a new era in cutting performance with the Hatsukokoro Yoake. This unique blend of strength, precision, and striking design is sure to impress even the most discerning chef.

Please note that this knife requires careful handling due to its hard carbon steel core and iron cladding. It needs to be kept dry and should not be used for twisting, scraping, or cutting hard items. Rust can be removed with a light abrasive. The knife is available now in our online store.

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