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Takamura R2 Gyuto Chef Knife - 180mm

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In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value). That is the District Cutlery difference.

Takamura Cutlery is known for hand-forging blades and their outstanding finish.  The company was founded in 1910 by Isamu Takamura. Their knives are now forged by his grandson.

- R2 core, stainless laminate. 63-64 HRC

- Riveted Red Pakka wood handle

 The best sharpening tools for Japanese knives are leather strops and fine whetstones.

Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.