Yanick Puig Bahia Rosewood Gyuto 243mm Vintage Iron
Yanick Puig is a blacksmith located in La Salvetat-Peyralès, France. Yanick has been working on his craft for over 20 years with a focus on kitchen cutlery. His steel of choice is 135Cr3, a high carbon tool steel that has very good sharpness and wear resistance. This blade is cladded in high quality iron and kasumi finished on a progression of Japanese natural stones. The top side of the blade is a very clean kurouchi finish. Yanicks knives have a nice weight to them and stiff spine, making them very confident and precise tools. Fit and finish is excellent with polished spine and choil. Unique design on this knife with a blend of Japanese and western style handles, flush fit with tapered handle geometry. The blade is fitted with a tapered octagonal Bahia Rosewood and burl spacer handle.
Edge length: 243mm
Height at heel: 56mm
Spine thickness above heel: 4.7mm