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Masaaki Saito

Masaaki Saito Gyuto Knife

Masaaki Saito Gyuto Knife

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A Gyuto is a traditional Japanese chef's knife. It is a multi-purpose blade and a kitchen essential seen throughout home and restaurant kitchens in Japan. This stunning chef's knife has a wonderful and balanced weight that creates a pleasant cutting experience. Effortlessly cut through meats, large vegetables and small items such as small garlic cloves.

Nitro-V Stainless Steel has a fine structure and is known for quality edge retention. The ultra thin blade creates a beautifully weighted knife. Masaaki's family name, Saito, is engraved on the blade.

The natural octagon handle is made from teak and ironbark, locally sourced from Northern Rivers, NSW. 

Blade length: 188mm
Blade width: 56mm
Blade Thickness: 1.8mm (spine)
Total length: 345mm
Total weight: 164g
Blade Steel: Nitro-V Stainless Steel
HRC: 60+
Handle: Teak and Ironbark

Handcrafted in Brisbane, Australia

Each knife comes with care instructions. For the best care and upkeep of your knives, we recommend having them professionally sharpened by Masaaki on a regular basis (2-3 times per year). 

 

MASAAKI SAITO
Masaaki is an artisan bladesmith with 30 years of experience handling knives. Across his career, Masaaki has used all types of Japanese knives and has gained knowledge of how to handle and care for them. We had the pleasure of working with Masaaki to design these knives exclusively for OKAERI. All of his knives in our collection have stainless steel blades and feature handcrafted handles from locally sourced timber. 

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