250mm workhorse gyuto in 52100 with Ziricote handle. The knife is convex ground, hand thinned on water stones and hand finished, rounded and polished spine and choil. Heat treated in molten salts.62.5-63RC hardness. Custom friction-fitted saya is optional. Please inquire about the cost.
52100 is a carbon steel and will rust if not cared properly. One can keep the knives shiny by using Flitz or Simichrome polishing paste or can let knives develop a beautiful natural patina.
250 mm on the edge
52.2 mm tall at the heel
4.25 mm thick on the spine over the heel
2.28 mm thick half-way on the spine
.75 mm thick on the spine 10mm from the tip
Handle size: 24.2 mm x 13.5 mm (tapered) front, 28 mm x 20.6 mm rear
250 mm 52100 Workhorse w/ Ziricote Handle
If the knife doesn't meet a buyer's expectation, the buyer may return the knife/s within a week from the day of the receipt for a full refund bar the return shipping cost. However, we will ask that the buyer does not sharpen the knife/s.