About This Item
Japanese Chef Knife TESSHU Wa Gyuto 270mm Ginsan steel blade with Octagonal Shaped Rosewood handle & water buffalo ferrule
Ginsan steel is high carbon stainless steel made by Hitachi Steel Co., Ltd. It is used as high quality 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.
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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); 10 3/4inch (275mm) From the tip to the heel; 10 1/4 inch (260mm) Knife weight is 7oz. The heel part of the spine width is 3mm (1/8 inch) wide Handle Length; 5 5/8 inch (143mm) Total Length; 16 1/2 inch (420mm) The width from the heel to the spine; 49mm HANDLE; octagonal shaped rosewood and water buffalo horn ferrule BLADE; Hitachi Ginsan steel blade with Sanmai Uchi (Ginsan steel is sandwiched by soft stainless iron)