|Brand||YEBISU YAIBA Knives|
|Product Code||Damascus pattern VG10 steel blade, mahogany wood handle|
YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife
Brand : YEBISU YAIBA Knives
Product Code : Damascus pattern VG10 steel blade, mahogany wood handle
Availability : 8
Technical characteristics of YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife
Blade length: 210 mm
Overall length: 335 mm
Material: Damascus pattern VG10 steel blade, mahogany wood handle
Left or right hand: Both left and right hand
How to use YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife?
YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife is a knife for Western cuisine, the word “gyuto” literally means “beef knife”. Traditional Japanese cuisine didn’t include many meat dishes, so Japanese craftsmen used the technologies for making swords to create a new type of the knife more suitable for slicing meat. YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife is longer and thinner than Santoku knife of the same series, it performs perfect cuts for muscle fibers. But it can be used not only for meat, actually it is very versatile. Gyuto knives are often called “multi-purposed knives” in Japanese language. YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife has a flat profile near the handle that is convenient for chopping vegetables. A belly towards the tip of the blade glides into the food, allowing to rock-chop the vegetables, saw back and forth for large cuts in meat or pull cut for softer meat. And the very sharpest tip pf the blade is designed to do a precise work, like carving fruits or vegetables for the arrangement.
Where is YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife made?
YEBISU YAIBA knives are fully handmade by Japanese masters in Sakai city, one of the main centers for producing Japanese best quality blades since the 12th century, when Sakai iron forging workshops started making Samurai swords. From hand-forging the steel to packing the knives in the custom-made paulownia wood boxes, YEBISU YAIBA brand control every step’s quality to guarantee the quality of famous Sakai knives.
What makes YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife so special?
The Nagi series’ name has two meanings. First, it’s a dedication to Izanagi, a creator deity in Japanese mythology and a father of Yebisu god. Secondly, it means “calm” or “lull”. Indeed, working with YEBISU YAIBA Nagi knives provides no stress and helps enjoy the process of cooking.
YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife’s blade has the following features:
- Damascus pattern is unique for each blade,
- the VG10 Steel enriched with chromium, molybdenum, vanadium and cobalt provides sharpness and durability,
- the traces of hammer on the top of blade’s surface help the knife to glide better without sticking to the product.
- as the blade is symmetrical, this knife can be used for both left and right hand.
The handle of YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife is made from mahogany wood. You can buy YEBISU YAIBA Nagi Damascus Gyuto Knife from Japan at a reasonable price in our store.