Takamura Hamono is located in Echizen in Takefu Knife village. After 3 generations of blacksmithing, it is today lead by Terukazu Takamura, the son of Toshiyuki. There is not by chance that are the preferred of one of the most famous chefs in the world Rene Redzepi of Noma restaurant and of Martha Stewart.

These knives created their name based on their extremely refined, long lived edges, their perfect balance, their thin blades and their new technology powder steel SG-2 (R2). Feature a western type handle that suits most of the European cooks. An amazing value for money for every connoisseur.

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 180mm size is considered a smaller size, to be used by professionals with limited space and home cooks.

Brand / Blacksmith: Takamura
Series: SG2 Polished
Knife type: Gyuto80mm
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 180/305
Grind: 50/50
Finish: Polished
Steel type: SG2
Forging method: San Mai
HRC hardness: 62
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Western / Rosewood / Bolster
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 1,3/0,3
Blade height at heel (mm): 43,5
Weight (gr): 134