Kato Yoshimi

Yoshimo Kato VG-10 Suminagashi Oval Gyuto 210mm

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Kato Yoshimi

Yoshimo Kato VG-10 Suminagashi Oval Gyuto 210mm

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Kato VG-10 Suminagashi Oval Gyuto 210mm

The Kato VG-10 Suminagashi line of knives answers the need for a stylish and functional utensil at a competitive price. They are made from a core of VG-10 stainless steel which then receives outer layers of a softer stainless steel finished in a wonderful damascus (suminagashi) pattern.

This item comes with a stock handle and can be customized with a unique handle upon request. See our in stock custom handles on this site. 

Maker: Yoshimi Kato

Location: Echizen Japan

Steel: VG-10 Stainless

Cladding: Stainless Damascus (Suminagashi)

HRC: 61

Please note: I purchased this knife from a collector who sold it to me as “brand new in box, never used”. I have no way to verify that, but after my inspection of the blade I see no signs of use.

Use & Care

  • Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break with improper use.
  • Hand wash with warm water and towel dry. Never put the knife in a dishwasher, nor soak it in water. Ever!
  • Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade. 
  • Do not use on hard melons or items that may torque the blade.
  • Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.
  • Description

Kato VG-10 Suminagashi Oval Gyuto 210mm

The Kato VG-10 Suminagashi line of knives answers the need for a stylish and functional utensil at a competitive price. They are made from a core of VG-10 stainless steel which then receives outer layers of a softer stainless steel finished in a wonderful damascus (suminagashi) pattern.

This item comes with a stock handle and can be customized with a unique handle upon request. See our in stock custom handles on this site. 

Maker: Yoshimi Kato

Location: Echizen Japan

Steel: VG-10 Stainless

Cladding: Stainless Damascus (Suminagashi)

HRC: 61

Please note: I purchased this knife from a collector who sold it to me as “brand new in box, never used”. I have no way to verify that, but after my inspection of the blade I see no signs of use.

Use & Care

  • Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break with improper use.
  • Hand wash with warm water and towel dry. Never put the knife in a dishwasher, nor soak it in water. Ever!
  • Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade. 
  • Do not use on hard melons or items that may torque the blade.
  • Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.