Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro knives

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Blue Steel #2 Hongasumi series

The Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Blue Steel #2 Hongasumi blades are made of a combination of blue carbon steel #2 and soft iron steel. All products are handcrafted. Blue carbon steel #2, which is created by mixing chromium and tungsten with white carbon steel, has a longer edge retention than white carbon steel #2. Compared to Kasumi knives, Hongasumi knives need extra forging steps and better skills of craftsmen. Surely, Hongasumi knives are highly rated by professionals and are recommended for advanced users of Japanese traditional knives.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Jyo-Saku Series (white carbon steel #2)

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Jyo-Saku Series are made of a combination of white carbon steel #2 and soft iron steel. All products are handcrafted. White carbon steel enables the sharpest cutting edge for all users. Compared to Hon-gasumi knives, Kasumi knives are more affordable. Kasumi knives are ideal for the first-time users of Japanese traditional knives.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Suminagashi - Layered Hongasumi Series

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro SuminagashiI Layered Hongasumi knives are forged with a combination of blue carbon steel #1 and soft iron steel, which creates beautiful layers of mottled pattern. Blue carbon steel #1, which is created by mixing chromium and tungsten with white carbon steel, has a longer edge retention than white carbon steel #1. Hongasumi knives are ideal for intermediates and advanced users of Japanese traditional knives.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Master Wa Chef Knife Series

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Master Wa chef knife is forged with a Western style curved blade that smoothly rocks back and forth with an extended tip for quick chopping. Forged with 16 layers of steel in the Damascus tradition with a VG-10 core.VG-10 is easy to care for and it is easy to sharpen the steel. Any knife in this collection is a delight to see on your rack and a pleasure to use as they glide effortlessly through food. Be prepared for compliments. This is our most popular and affordable gift of excellence for foodies and pro chefs alike. The Hammered Damascus blades are an immediate star on any knife rack. You will be thrilled when you get yours. We will guarantee it.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro White Steel #2 Kurouchi finish Master Wa Chef Knife Series

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Kurouchi finish Master Wa Chef Knife series are traditional, rustic finish achieved by leaving the furnace scale from the forging process on the blade rather than polishing it off. It has the advantage of reducing the reactivity of the surface of the knife and gives the blade a stylish, matt black finish. White carbon steel enables the sharpest cutting edge for all users. White steel #2 knives are ideal for the first-time users of Japanese traditional knives.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro 1141-Guaranteed Chef’s Knife Series wood handle

1141 stainless steel knives are forged in the same traditional Japanese style. Hand crafted from a single piece of AUS-8A Molybdenum stain resistant steel, with a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 57 to 58 and the added elements of vanadium, chromium and molybdenum. This creates some of the highest grade stainless steel knives on the market today. They are as equally sturdy as they are thin. Complimented with premium Western style composite wood handles, offering both professional quality, and great value. The 1141 series comes equipped with your choice of handles, such as stainless steel, or wood. Whatever your needs, we have the blade for you.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro 1141-Guaranteed Chef’s Knife Series stain resistant steel handle

1141 stainless steel knives are forged in the same traditional Japanese style. Hand crafted from a single piece of high carbon steel, with a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 57 to 58 and the added elements of vanadium, chromium and molybdenum. This creates some of the highest grade stainless steel knives on the market today. They are as equally sturdy as they are thin. Complimented with premium Western style composite wood handles, offering both professional quality, and great value. The 1141 series comes equipped with your choice of handles, such as stainless steel, or wood. Whatever your needs, we have the blade for you.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro 16layers damascus V10 hammered finish Chef’s Knife Series

This kitchen knife is a masterpiece that has been manufactured with the utilization of Sakai Hamono’s knife making tradition with a Persian Damascus steel blade style with 16 layers of soft, stainless steel, the damascus blade has been used for the outer blade and the toughest V Gold-10 steel sandwiched for the core blade. The “hammer eye” embellishment has been integrated into the design to reflect the beauty of traditional damascus blades.VG-10 is easy to care for and it is easy to sharpen the steel. Any knife in this collection is a delight to see on your rack and a pleasure to use as they glide effortlessly through food. Be prepared for compliments. This is our most popular and affordable gift of excellence for foodies and pro chefs alike. The Hammered Damascus blades are an immediate star on any knife rack. You will be thrilled when you get yours. We will guarantee it.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro 16layers Damascus V10-Chef’s Knife Series

This knife has adopted the attractive pattern of the “Damascus” steel. This kitchen knife is a masterpiece that has been manufactured with the utilization of Sakai Hamono’s knife making tradition with a Persian Damascus steel blade style with 16 layers of soft, stainless steel, the Damascus blade has been used for the outer blade and the toughest V Gold-10 steel sandwiched for the core blade. VG-10 is easy to care for and it is easy to sharpen the steel. It has an impressive Rockwell hardness of HRC60.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Blue steel #2 hammered finish Chef’s Knife Series

This handcrafted Ao-ko Blue Steel knives have an inner core made of high carbon Blue Steel #2 sandwiched in the traditional method of “Warikomi” between two layers of stainless steel. Hand hammering creates an indented pattern called “Tsuchime” which reduces friction and sticking. The style of hammering creates a pattern called “Nasiji” which means pearskin and it is a popular style in Japan. With a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 62, the inner core of Blue Steel #2 is prized for its high edge retention with a stainless steel exterior that is non corrosive and requires low maintenance.