Yoshimi Kato SG2 / R2 K-Tip Gyuto 240mm
Yoshimi Kato SG2 / R2 K-Tip Gyuto 240mm
Yoshimi Kato SG2 / R2 K-Tip Gyuto 240mm
Yoshimi Kato SG2 / R2 K-Tip Gyuto 240mm
Yoshimi Kato SG2 / R2 K-Tip Gyuto 240mm
Yoshimi Kato SG2 / R2 K-Tip Gyuto 240mm
Yoshimi Kato SG2 / R2 K-Tip Gyuto 240mm

Yoshimi Kato SG2 / R2 K-Tip Gyuto 240mm

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A classic Yoshimi Kato (Kintaro) K-tip Gyuto 240mm in R2/SG2 steel. Basically the same knife as the Kotesu R2.

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Yoshimi Kato, the son of Master Hiroshi Kato is now taking over as the main blacksmith for the long established brand Kintaro (金太郎) from Takefu Knife Village. Kato-san often work with Kurosaki and their knives are very similar in terms of geometry and grind. He is also responsbile for many knives produced under other brands such as Kotetsu, Kanehiro and Masagake. 

 

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Weight 

165 g

Total Length

399 mm

Tip to Heel Length

242 mm

Blade Height at Heel

52 mm

Width of Spine Above Heel 

1.6 mm

Width of Spine at Middle of Blade

1.6 mm

Width of Spine at about 1cm From the Tip

0.6 mm 

Steel

R2/SG2, Stainless Cladding

Hardness

HRC 62 to 63

Handle Design

stock factory handle

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