Fujiwara san Nashiji Gyuto (chef's knife), 195 mm - western handle -
Fujiwara san Nashiji Gyuto,
Hand-beaten blade of stainless steel with the core of extremely hard Japanese Shirogami # 1 White steel. This knife is completely hand forged by Teruyasu Fujiwara and is unique in its kind, the blade has a particularly matte appearance. The blade is thin and manually sharpened and has no thickening, which makes grinding very easy. A Gyuto (literally "cow knife") is suitable for all jobs. The knife is designed to cut both fish, meat and vegetables, but is primarily intended for meat and fish. The handle is made from pakka wood and has a western style. It is suitable for both left- and right handed use.
The Fujiwara family is an old and famous Samurai family, 140 years ago the family started making swords and knives. Fujiwara Teruyasu san is the 4th generation and is known worldwide for its excellent knives and is considered to be one of the best knife makers in Japan and beyond.
- Blade length: 195 mm
- Total length: 340 mm
- Weight: 134 grams
- Steel type: core steel: non-stainless Shirogami # 1 White steel with 2 layers of stainless steel (Sanmai forged)
- Hardness: 64-65 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: Western style light brown pakkawood with 2 rivets.
Like all Japanese knives, these handmade Fujiwara san knives are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.