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Jikko Nihonko Japanese Carbon Steel Gyuto Knife

Size: Gyuto 180mm (Honbazuke hand-honed edge)

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Product Information

  • Brand:Jikko
  • Model:Gyuto 180mm / 210mm / 240mm / 270mm / 300mm (Honbazuke hand-honed edge)
  • Material:Blade: Japanese carbon steel, Handle: Composite wood
  • Product type:Chef Knives
  • Country of origin:Japan (Sakai, Osaka)
  • 180 mm Gyuto:Overall length: 304 mm (Blade length 180 mm, Blade thickness 1.2 mm), Item weight (approx): 135 g, Shipping weight (approx): 240 g
  • 210 mm Gyuto:Overall length: 330 mm (Blade length 210 mm, Blade thickness 1.2 mm), Item weight (approx): 147 g, Shipping weight (approx): 250 g
  • 240 mm Gyuto:Overall length: 370 mm (Blade length 240 mm, Blade thickness 1.5 mm), Item weight (approx): 205 g, Shipping weight (approx): 310 g
  • 270 mm Gyuto:Overall length: 400 mm (Blade length 270 mm, Blade thickness 1.8 mm), Item weight (approx): 248 g, Shipping weight (approx): 350 g
  • 300 mm Gyuto:Overall length: 430 mm (Blade length 300 mm, Blade thickness 2.0 mm), Item weight (approx): 277 g, Shipping weight (approx): 380 g

Key Features

  • Available in 5 sizes.
  • Traditional Honbazuke hand-honed edge is ready to use.
  • Double edged blade (asymmetric bevel 80/20).
  • Reactive carbon steel knife.

Use & Care

  • Hand wash.
  • Keep it dry.
  • It will rust or disColor if not washed and dried carefully after use.

Background

Traditional knife-maker Jikko also known as Sakai Jikko was established in 1901 in Sakai City, where is best-known for its artisans forging knives over the centuries.

Sakai blacksmiths are famous for their quality kitchen knives and are believed to supply nearly 90 percent of the knives used by professional chefs in Japan. At present, there are six craftsmen at the company, including Toshiyuki Jikko who is also the young president of the fourth generation family-owned artisan company.

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