Hounen Kozan-saku (光山作) Ginsan #3 Gyuto Sanmai, Oval Cherry -240 mm-SKU: HOU-G240_JP
Hounen Kozan-saku (光山作) Ginsan Sanmai Gyuto 210mm
This sturdy Japanese chef's knife has a sanmai forged core of Japanese Ginsan #3 paper (stainless) carbon steel. This double-sided sharpened knife is completely hand-forged by the master blacksmith from Hounen from the town of Miki. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened and has no thickenings, which makes sharpening very easy. A Gyuto (literally "cow knife") is a universal knife that can be used for meat, fish and vegetables.
- Blade length: 240 mm
- Total length: 395 mm
- Weight: 162 grams
- Blade thickness: 1.9 mm
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Ginsan #3 (stainless) steel with 2 softer steel layers for the outside
- Hardness: 62-63 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: Traditional oval cherry wood handle with black pakka wood bolster.
Like all Japanese knives, Hounen's handmade knives are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.