Custom Damascus Knife Making "Gyuto" Chef Knife SC-CF


Seki City Japanese San Mai Damascus blade

Gyuto Knife

"Gyu" means cow and "to" means sword. A gyuto knife has a medium width blade for slicing, cutting, and chopping . This knife you add the handle to make one of the most desired pieces of cutlery in any chef's collection. The over all length 14 1/2", medium weight blade is very comparable to a western Chef's knife. The cutting edge is 9 1/2" 3 - 3/16" pin holes in the handle. 3mm thick or 1/8" thick blade. The handle area for material is 4" x 1 1/2".
The ultimate evolution of oriental cutlery design. This beautifully finished knife features a satin polished stainless bolster already attached. This is a stainless Damascus called San Mai or VG-10 steel. They average 70 layers and with it's core steel it holds the sharpest edge for utilitarian applications.

We have several other Japanese designs as well as Japanese Damascus. The santoku bōchō ( 三徳包丁 ?) or bunka bōchō ( 文化包丁 ?) is a general-purpose kitchen knife originating in Japan . Its unbolstered blade, which is typically between five and eight inches long, has a flat edge and a sheepsfoot blade that curves in an angle approaching 60 degrees at the point. The top of the santoku's handle is in line with the top of the blade, giving the chef's fingers plenty of room underneath. The word
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