Sakai Takayuki Gintan Ginsanko Yanagiba 270/300mm Ho-wood Handle
Sakai Takayuki Gintan Ginsanko Yanagiba 270/300mm Ho-wood Handle - 270mm is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.
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he Gintan (銀鍛) is a K&S special order from Takayuki that has a improved overall package, such as a teak handle and hand engraved kanji, yet maintains a very competitive pricing.
The Ginsanko is basically the stainless version of white 2 steel. Has a bit over 1% Carbon content, the steel gives great sharpness, edge retention and toughness. It is perfect for those looking to give Japanese traditional Yanagiba a try but fear about the relative high maintenance of carbon steel.
|Tip to Heel Length
|Blade Height at Heel
|Width of Spine Above Heel
|Width of Spine at Middle of Blade
|Width of Spine at about 2cm from tip
Steel type: Ginsan with stainless cladding
Hardness (HRC): 60-61
- Hand wash and wipe dry, NO DISHWASHER
- Please use the knife as it should be, not frozed food, and not as screw driver
- Hand sharpen with waterstone, honing rod is not suitable for Japanese knives
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