Konosuke MM Blue gyuto (chef's knife), 205 mm, Khii ebony -with saya-
Konosuke MM Blue gyuto, 205 mm, Ebony handle, Aogami # 2 steel
Double-sided blade of traditional Japanese Aogami # 2 steel (hardened to 62 HRc). The blade is extremely thin and manually sharpened and has no thickening which makes grinding very easy. The handle is octagonal and made of exclusive ebony and is made with the traditional fastening technique by Studio Khii where the nakago is milled in for which Konosuke is known. The knife is designed to cut fish, meat and greetings and is the best-selling kitchen knife model.
- Blade length: 205 mm
- Total length: 355 mm
- Blade height: 45 mm
- Weight: 150 grams
- Steel type: Japanese Aogami # 2 steel (non-stainless) with softer non-stainless steel on the outside.
- Hardness: 61-62 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: Straight octagonal handle with very beautiful black-brown Japanese Khii ebony with bolster of lighter wood
- Including matching Magnolia wooden saya (protective cover)
Particulars: Konosuke knives are available in a very limited edition. The blades are always produced in small batches. The polishing and grinding is done by various professionals who work exclusively for Konosuke. The level of finishing and grinding is incomparable. The Konosuke knives are among the best knives in the world and are real collector items.
Like all Japanese knives, the Konosuke knives are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.