Integral Gyuto with horizontal tang

2021

Blade and handle are one in this very special hand forged gyuto.The blade, handle, bolsters and unique horizontal tang are all forged out of a single piece of 1.1545(w1) high carbon steel.

The facetted handle has been made from a nicely figured piece of stabalized walnut and is contrasted with two brass pins. 

A differential clay hardening and polishing gives the blade a very subtle hamon that will reveal itself over time with the patina on the carbon steel blade.

The blade has a slightly convex grind into a very thin edge and a distal taper into a thin point for excellent cutting performance.

Blade: Differentially hardened high carbon steel 1.1545(w1) with subtly polished hamon
Handle: Integral bolsters with horizontale tang. Stabalized walnut with brass pinds. Facetted handle.  

​Grind: Slight convex, thin edge, distal taper into thin tip

Total length: 29.5cm
Edge length: 18.5cm
Blade height: 4.0 cm
Spine thickness: 3mm at bolster, 1mm  2cm in front of tip
Thickness behind the edge: 0.10 mm
Total Weight: 163g

Idnr: G06

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