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Tosa Motokane Aogami #1 Gyuto kuroishi (chef's knife), 210 mm

SKU: 58843
€ 159,00 € 135,00 (including VAT)

Tosa Motokane Gyuto, 210mm

This Japanese chef's knife has a core of Japanese Aogami #1 carbon steel with a protective layer (Sanmai) on the outside. This double-sided sharpened knife has a black (Kurochi) protective layer. This knife is completely hand-forged by the master blacksmith Motokane from Tosa and is unique in its kind. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened and has no thickenings, making sharpening very easy.

  • Blade length: 210 mm
  • Total length: 370mm
  • Weight: 152 grams
  • Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami #1 steel "Blue paper steel" (non-stainless) with 2 layers of softer steel on the outside and black Kurochi protective layer.
  • Hardness: 63 (Rockwell C)
  • Handle: oval-shaped Chestnut wood (kurumi) and crop of black plastic
  • The plastic ferrule is not fully flush with the handle and might have some moulding marks.

Like all Japanese knives, the handmade knives from Motokane are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.

There are no wooden sayas available for this knife.

This blade is forged and sharpened by hand and may have some scratches or irregularities, the edge might need some polishing to create a real sharp edge. The handle is made from plastic and has some residual marks from the production process. 

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