Tosa Arai Yami 闇 Aogami #2 Gyuto kuroishi (chef's knife), 210 mm -Sakura -SKU: 701528-Sakura
Tosa Arai Yami 闇 Gyuto, 210 mm
This Japanese chef's knife has a core of Japanese Aogami # 2 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 in the Sadamune forge in Tosa. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened and has no thickening, which makes sharpening very easy. This knife is not delivered razor-sharp. If you want to receive this razor sharp blade, you can have the edge polished by us with the polishing service.
- Blade length: 210 mm
- Total length: 360 mm
- Weight: 150-165 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami # 2 steel "Blue paper steel" (non-stainless) with 2 layers of softer steel on the outside and black Kurochi protective layer.
- Hardness: 62 + -1 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: D-shaped cherry (Sakura) wood and black plastic head (only suitable for right-handed use), the plastic might contain some production marks, these are not damages.
Like all Japanese knives, Arai Yama handmade knives 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.