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Joel Black Knives

Side stack gyuto

Side stack gyuto

Regular price £475.00 GBP
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Gyuto 

215mm long 

55mm tall

135cr3 core, 15n20/wrought iron side stacked cladding 

taper though 6mm tang, 2.5mm middle, 1.5mm top of the shinogi at the tip 

slight convex grind and stone polish 

5500 year old bog oak handle, half wa half round see the piccies 

This knife has its bevels polished out using natural whetstones, This process means the upkeep of the blade should be significantly easier especially if you know your way around a whetstone.  Flattening the bevels and refining them can be a chore in the initial stages so I’ve done the groundwork for you so it’ll be nice to take to the stones for your polishing pleasure.

 

These knives are made from carbon steels not stainless steel, this allows them to take a fine edge fairly easily but has a downside that they will rust not given the proper care and attention.  Carbon steel forms a patina which can be very beautiful and acts as a protective layer slowing further corrosion.

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