Founded more than 100 years ago in 1919 by Tokie Hokiyama in Tosa – Shikoku Island – Hokiyama cutlery stands on a triangle of values:
Tradition, Innovation and practicality.
They preserve the original clad forging method cultivated over 800 years of Tosa cutlery history with craftsman spirit and ambitions of making further innovations for the future. While making traditional knives, they keep on searching up-to-date technologies, materials and manufacturing process, and always trying to develop more refined products aiming at further evolution.
Meaning “Beef knife” in Japanese, the Gyuto the most common and basic of all knives, is the Japanese version of the classic Western Chef’s knife. It is a knife that is used as a multi-purpose knife, suitable for a wide range of tasks and with a variety of different cutting techniques. Is shaped for cutting the vast majority of meats, fishes, vegetables and fruits. Can be used with almost all different cutting techniques. The 210mm size can suit both home cooks and professionals, being the most common Gyuto size.
|Brand / Blacksmith:||Hokiyama|
|Knife type:||Gyuto 210mm|
|Blade Length / Total length (mm):||215 / 365|
|Steel type:||Ginsan (Silver-3)|
|Forging method:||San Mai|
|Handle type / Material / Ferrule:||Octagonal / Rosewood / Wood|
|Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm):||2 / 0,3|
|Blade height at heel (mm):||47|