ARITSUGU A-Style Gyuto 270mm blade Chef Knife
About This Item
ARITSUGU A-Style Gyuto 270mm blade Western Style Rose Wood Handle w/ metal bolster with Ho Wood Cover
It has been for 400 years old family business. It has been creating the finest quality knives and cooking utensils. Since 1560, the 18 generations of Aritsugu family has continued to pass along the forging techniques preferred by the imperial family. It started with Japanese Samurai Sword maker, Master Aritsugu Fujiwara. This knife was bought at Tokyo Aritsugu. Located on Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, where is well-known as world biggest fish market. Aritsugu provides hand crafted knives and cooking utensils to Japanese top chefs.
Blade Length; 10 3/4 inch (270mm) Handle Length; 4 5/8 inch (118mm) Total Length; 15 3/4 inch (400mm) Knife weight ; 9.2oz.
HANDLE; Western Style Handle with Rose Wood BLADE; A Special alloy of Japanese Steel (semi-stainless steel single blade) It is called A-Style by Aritsugu. Keeping up sharp edge and harder to rust and righter.
Most of Stainless Steel knives contain 14% to 15% of Chrome. The steel of A-Style knife by Aritsugu is original steel, and it contains 7 % of Chrome, so it can keep on sharp edge than stainless steel blade. HRC of A-Style steel is 60 + 1 or - 1. It is little bid softer than Aritsugu White II steel and Blue II steel knife blade, but it is harder to rust or get stain on the blade, however it is still stain or rust, so please keep on the blade drying by clean dry towel after used it.