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.

The Sakon Ginga line is made of Gingami (Silver-3) stainless steel at a hardness of HRC 61-62. Being also stainless cladded with SUS – 405 stainless steel, requires less care that the carbon steel knives and are very easy to sharpen. Features a beautiful Nashiji finish and an octagonal Rosewood handle.

Meaning “Beef knife” in Japanese, the Gyuto is the most common and basic of all knives, the Japanese version of the classic western Chef’s knife. It is used as a multi-purpose knife, suitable for meat, fish, vegetables and more. Can be used with almost all different cutting techniques. The 240mm size is common, used both by professional and experienced home cooks.

Brand / Blacksmith: Hokiyama
Series: Tosaichi Bright
Knife type: Gyuto 240mm
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 243 / 400
Grind: Double Bevel
Finish: Nashiji Hammered
Steel type: Ginsan (Silver-3)
Forging method: San Mai
HRC hardness: 63
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Octagonal / Rosewood / Wood
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 2 / 0,3
Blade height at heel (mm): 48
Weight (gr): 190