The Shizuku range from Kurosaki Kitchen Knives is premium hand forged Japanese kitchen knife series. The series is defined by precision craftsmanship and premium materials including high performance SG2 (R2) powder steel. Straight out of the box the blade on this Yu Kurosaki Gyuto is razor sharp and holds a fantastic edge for months, even under professional level conditions.
Shizuku kitchen knives have been finished in Wa or Japanese style handles, which have a comfortable ambidextrous, ergonomic shape and have been produced in a number of different material. This blade has a stunning Rosewood handles with a black pakkawood ferulle.
The fit and finish is second to none on these blades and when you get this 240mm Gyuto in your hands you will see that from handle to tip it is perfect. The spine and the heal (choil) has been ground over nicely and is smooth to touch, the handle is center fitted and sealed and the balance point is positioned perfectly for a comfortable, ergonomic pinch grip.
This is a blade to last a life time and some. Properly cared for it will be passed on to your children. We highly recommend the Shizuku series and this Gyuto 240mm is no exception.