Nigara Hamono White#1 Honyaki Gyuto 240mm

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Gyuto: A general-purpose knife that most chefs would say they could not do without. This knife is the Japanese knife makers answer to the western “chef knife”. Gyuto translates to “cow blade”. They are generally tall at the heel, flat throughout, and rounded toward the tip of the knife for rock chopping. I use my gyuto for just about anything, from butchering fish, to brunoise veg, to cutting the cake. Any good chef will tell you to buy a quality Gyuto first, and build the the rest of your knife kit around it.

Knife Specs:

Knife specs are taken from a randomly selected knife. These specs may vary from knife to knife due to the handmade nature of our products.

Steel: White#1
HRC: 63~64
Edge Length: 240mm
Height at heel: 48.69mm
Distal Taper Heel: 3.30mm
Distal Taper Mid: 2.50mm
Distal Taper Tip: 0.30mm
Weight: 186 grams
Handle: Stabilized Wood Handle
Shape: Gyuto
Finish: Polished and lightly etched revealing the steel banding
Cladding: N/A
Construction: Differentially hardened 
Edge bevel: 50/50
Knife Line: Honyaki
Blacksmith: Gō Yoshizawa
Maker: Nigara Hamono
Sharpener: Maruyama-san
Place of Origin: Hirosaki, Japan

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