About This Item
Japanese Chef Knife TESSHU Wa Gyuto 210mm Ginsan steel blade with Octagonal shaped Ho handle & water buffalo ferrule
Ginsan steel is high carbon stainless steel made by Hitachi Steel Co., Ltd.
It is used as high quality high carbon stainless steel for cutlery steel.
C: 1.03% Si: less than 0.35% Mn: 0.80% P: less than 0.030% S: less than 0.02 Cr: 13.75% 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.
We will try to provide high quality selected knives with reasonable prices.
Blade Length from the tip to the machi; 8 1/2inch (210mm) 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 4.1oz. 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 ferrule
BLADE; Hitachi Ginsan steel blade with Sanmai Uchi (Ginsan steel is cladding by soft stainless iron)