Yu Kurosaki Gekko VG XEOS Nakiri 165mm

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Yu Kurosaki is located in Echizen, Japan. His new line Gekko is forged from VG XEOS and cladded in soft stainless. VG XEOS is a new steel developed by Takefu Special Steel Co. that combines high corrosion resistance with high hardness and durability. The steel is said to have a fine microstructure created by a special melting method that improves wear resistance, strength, and quenching properties. These blades have a wide bevel style grind with a very light textured finish. Fitted with octagonal oak handles.

Edge Length: 154mm
Weight: 170g
Height at Heel: 52.7mm
Spine Thickness Above Heel: 2.0mm