Kurosaki Yu

Yu Kurosaki Gekko HAP40 Gyuto 210mm - Blade Only

$369.00

Kurosaki Yu

Yu Kurosaki Gekko HAP40 Gyuto 210mm - Blade Only

$369.00

Yu Kurosaki is a master blacksmith, well known in Japan for his production of innovative blade design. His passion for new design and commitment to superb craftsmanship combine to produce an amazing knife that is both beautiful and functional.

These knives are thin and extremely high performing made with top-of-the-line HAP40 semi-stainless steel. 

HAP40 is a semi stainless, Powdered High Speed Steel that takes and holds an edge better better than almost all other steels, potentially one of the best steels on the market for the production of high quality kitchen knives. Hitachi manufactures this steel and it contains abundant amounts of hard elements like W (Tungsten), Mo(molybdenum), V(Vanadium) & Co(Cobalt

Specifications:

Blacksmith: Yu Kurosaki

Location: Echizen, Japan

Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged Edge

Steel: HAP40

Hardness: 62-64

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

Yu Kurosaki is a master blacksmith, well known in Japan for his production of innovative blade design. His passion for new design and commitment to superb craftsmanship combine to produce an amazing knife that is both beautiful and functional.

These knives are thin and extremely high performing made with top-of-the-line HAP40 semi-stainless steel. 

HAP40 is a semi stainless, Powdered High Speed Steel that takes and holds an edge better better than almost all other steels, potentially one of the best steels on the market for the production of high quality kitchen knives. Hitachi manufactures this steel and it contains abundant amounts of hard elements like W (Tungsten), Mo(molybdenum), V(Vanadium) & Co(Cobalt

Specifications:

Blacksmith: Yu Kurosaki

Location: Echizen, Japan

Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged Edge

Steel: HAP40

Hardness: 62-64

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.