The Tsubame series is made by Kataoka hamono of Niigata, Japan. Kataoka hamono, founded in 1958, is also the maker of the Brieto and Tamahagane brands which are popular in the Japanese domestic market.
If you want a wa-gyuto that is hygienic, this is the answer. The handle is made of elastomer resin with an antibacterial agent called Novalon AGZ330. The handle feels good in the hand thanks to its rubber-like properties. It is also heat-resistant and can withstand temperatures up to 115C. This is a practical, affordable, and reliable gyuto; a true bang-for-the-buck.
Construction type: monosteel Steel category: stainless Steel type: Molybdenum Vanadium
Total length: 305mm Blade length: 169mm Blade height at heel: 47mm Spine thickness at handle: 1.7mm Spine thickness at heel: 1.7mm Spine thickness at middle: 1.6mm Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 0.7mm Weight: 124g
Edge/bevel: 50:50 Handle: elastomer resin Hand orientation: ambidextrous
· · · · · · · · · · · · · Exclusive of shipping fee. We ship worldwide via EMS.
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