Red Compound Gyuto 212mm

From his latest delivery of purpose-built cutting tools comes a head-turning chef knife from Australia's James Oatley, superbly fashioned to slice with a near-unprecedented degree of efficiency and buttery-smoothness thanks to its superb geometry including symmetrical compound beves and high-polish, convex cutting edge. Shaped and balanced just in front of the edge's heel to provide a nimble and natural feel in the hand as James' work is known for, the tall profile and razor-sharp edge help make this a daily kitchen tool like no other. Aided by a backward leaning, rounded blade choil and three-way faceted spine for comfort in the pinch grip, the round-to-tapered handle of dyed and stabilized maple offers comfort and control as well as the ability to disassemble the handle for maintenance via the single domed pin. A custom saya with brass pin is included. 

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Based in St. Leonards, Australia, James Oatley uses a variety of techniques and materials to produce heirloom-quality kitchen cutlery one at a time at his one-man studio. James holds himself to the highest of standards, resulting in what many consider to be works of art, each knife built to last generations while standing up to the demands of any kitchen.

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Blade length: 212mm / 8.3”. Overall length: 338mm / 13.3”. Blade width at the choil: 2.5mm. Blade width one inch from tip: 0.6mm. Blade height at heel: 62mm. Weight: 6.4oz / 182g.
Blade: RWL 34 stainless steel. Handle: Syed and stabilized maple with domed steel pin. Saya: Australian bottle brush with brass pin.
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