Tojiro Basic VG10 Gyuto 200mm
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The newest released series "Basic" from Tojiro features a timeless minimalism design with a beautiful finishing. This Gyuto is an all-purpose knife that is perfect for all kinds of chopping, slicing, and rocking motions in the kitchen. The VG10 steel core provides satisfactory sharpness and edge retention, while the ergonomic pakkawood handle ensures a comfortable grip. The design of this knife transcends age and is perfect for both professional chefs and home cooks alike.
- Origin (Made in): Tsubame, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
- Brand: Tojiro
- Model No.: F-317
- Knife Type: Gyuto
- Construction: San Mai
- Grind: Double-edged Blade (50/50 Grind)
- Hagane (Core Steel): VG10
- Jigane (Cladding): 18-8 Stainless Steel
- Hardness: 59-60 HRC
- Blade Finishes:
- Kasumi Polish
- Blade Length: 200mm (7.9")
- Blade Height (at heel): 46mm
- Spine Thickness
- Above heel: 1.7mm
- Middle: 1.6mm
- Material: Pakkawood
- Bolster: 18-8 Stainless Steel
- Length: 116mm
- Overall Length: 319mm
- Weight: 128g (4.52oz)
- Mark: In Japanese Kanji "Tojiro" (藤次郎) ; “DP Made in Japan”
About Tojiro 藤次郎
Tojiro is the leading knife manufacturer in Tsubame-Sanjo, an area with a few centuries of knife making tradition. The finish and quantity of their products are quite remarkable despite being very affordable. Established over 50 years ago, Tojiro combine modern technologies and traditional craftsman methodologies, and is a pioneer of stainless steel knives in Japan. Their philosophy is to improve efficiency with machines while respecting traditions when it comes to quality and finish.
Wash and dry with a soft sponge, and safely store after use. Avoid cutting into bones, frozen foods, hard fruit pits.
Recommended cutting surface: wood, rubberized boards and high-end composites, and quality plastics such as polyethene make acceptable cutting surfaces, and will help protect and prolong knife’s edge. AVOID glass, metal, countertops, and other rigid, non-forgiving surfaces.
We recommend sharpening all quality Japanese knives on whetstones, as we believe they yield the best results for your knives.