Ashi Ginga White #2 Gyuto 240mm (Extra Height)
Ashi Hamono makes incredibly high performance knives out of Sakai, Japan. Their knives and known for thinness and superb geometry. These blades have a slight convexity making the cutting feel very enjoyable. Quality control is very important to Ashi. They make their blades, handles, sayas all in house.
The white #2 steel is rated at 61-62 hrc. It takes an incredible sharp edge, sharpens very easily, and has great wear resistance. Handle is made from Hoo wood and has a buffalo horn ferrule. This blade is not stainless, it should be kept dry when not in use.
This blade is a custom order with increased blade height to 53mm at the heel.
ALL ASHI HAMONO KNIVES COME WITH MATCHING SAYA.
Height at Heel: 53mm
Spine Thickness: 1.8mm
Edge Length: 232mm