Live Oak File Gyuto 180mm

Sourced locally, a beautiful piece of live oak is darkened and protected through carbonization and paired to a blade forged by hand from a reclaimed carbon steel file by chef, bladesmith, and Brooklyn artisan Will Griffin. With the file's pattern left intact across the 180mm / 7.1" blade's flats, the cutting edge below is all business, hard, thin, and razor-sharp by way of Will's whetstone collection, designed for all manner of daily meal prep. Sweeping upward towards the very slim, needle-like tip, the edge rocks nicely on the board, poised to both chop and slice with efficiency and precision. The handle is comfortable and fitting of a chef-designed-and-made knife with its traditional octagonal wa handle form and wonderful attention to detail. A handmade leather saya is included. 

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$750.00




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The Story

A talented bladesmith and artist, Will Griffin of W.A. Griffin Bladeworks builds custom chef knives & culinary tools in Red Hook, Brooklyn, inspired by a decade cooking professionally in NYC. Forging by hand, Will's focus lies squarely on the use of trusted steels, traditional techniques and simple, purpose-driven designs to create function-first knives and culinary tools including table knives and strops. Honored to represent his work here on Eatingtools. 

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Size
Blade: 180mm / 7.1". Overall length: 312mm / 12.3". Blade width at heel: 3.9mm. Blade width 1" from the tip: 1.5mm. Blade height at heel: 45mm. Weight: 5.9oz / 168g.
Material
Blade: Reclaimed carbon steel file. Handle: Carbonized live oak. Saya: Leather.
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