About This Item
TESSHU Wa Gyuto 210mm Blue II steel blade with Octagolan shaped Ho handle w/ water buffalo bolster ferrule Japanese Chef Knife
****if you need wood cover, a custom Cherry saya is available. It is $40, and it will take 3 to 7 days normally****
TESSHU is our Japanese cooking knife brand name which is made by selected very skillful craftsmen in Sakai, Osaka.
Please click here to see the blacksmith of Tesshu
After the processes that video shows, there are many more processes to finish quenching and tempering processes. His forging speed is super fast that is very important skill to have great cutlery at HIzukuri (forging process). Mr. Kenichi Shiraki is very skillful blacksmith, and he makes before sharpening processes, and Mr. Kazumi Kawakita who is also very skillful sharpening specialist sharpens the blade.
Blade Length from the tip to the machi; 8 1/2inch (215mm) Blade Length from the tip to the heel; 7 7/8 inch (200mm) Handle Length; 5 3/8inch (137mm) Total Length; 14 1/8 inch (360mm) Knife weight is 4.0oz. The heel part of the spine width is 3.0mm (1/8 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 43mm HANDLE; octagonal shaped Ho (Japanese magnolia) and water buffalo horn bolster BLADE; blue II Steel Blade with Sanmai Uchi (blue II steel is cladding by soft iron).