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Autumn Wind Gust - 210mm (8.25in) Damascus Gyuto Chef Knife - Hammered

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“Autumn Wind Gust” 210mm (8.25in) Damascus gyuto chef knife. A custom piece for Chef Zarco @aristides_chronicles featuring a pile of variegated metal leaf at the bolster, reflecting the fullness of the colors of the fall, and a sprinkling of red maple leaves suspended in time toward the but of the handle. A seasonal beauty of unparalleled beauty. Includes the sleek walnut saya shown.

This uniquely all-consuming knife features a durable wa-style octagonal polyurethane resin handle, replete with darkness in the company of three sinister skulls. 

The blade is made from VG10 core hardened to 60 HRC. Multiple layers of stainless are forged on both sides of the blade that protect the core and result in the Damascus layer pattern. VG10 is a high-hardness stainless that doesn’t require the maintenance or care of a carbon steel. VG10 blades should be sharpened with a water stone, synthetic stone, or diamond. Do not use a honing steel on this blade. The edge angle is sharpened to 17 degrees and then stropped to a super sharp finish. The blade is 8.25” (210mm) long, with a convex surface grind.⠀

Features:

  • Blade Style: Gyuto
  • Edge Finish: Slight curve for chopping and slicing
  • Blade Grind: Double bevel
  • Grind Angle: 17 Degrees
  • Blade Face: Convex grind
  • Handle Style: Wa Octagonal
  • Tang: Tapered stick tang, epoxied in

Materials:

  • Blade Material: VG-10 core with multilayer stainless cladding
  • Blade Pattern: Damascus 
  • Blade Hardness: 59-60 HRC at VG-10 core. Stainless cladding is softer.
  • Handle Material: Ultra-tough polyurethane resin

Dimensions:

  • Blade Cutting Length: 8.25 inches (210 mm)
  • Overall Length: 14.37 inches (365 mm)
  • Handle Width: ~ 1in (25.4 mm)
  • Blade Height (Max):  ~ 1.81 inches (46 mm)
  • Blade Thickness at spine (Max): 0.118 inches (3 mm)

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