Yoshimune Sanjo Gyuto 240mm White 2

$191.88 (Inc. GST)
$174.44 (Ex. GST)

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0.40 KGS
Calculated at Checkout
Yoshimune Sanjo Gyuto 240mm White 2

Yoshimune is made by Kawamura Hamono in Sanjo, Niigata, a small family operation for over 50 years. While not as glamorous as some of the Sanjo masters like Shigefusa and Hinoura, their knives are still made traditionally involving equipped with Sanjo's most distinctive features, while with a surprisingly good price.

  • Longer and taller. Sanjo knives typically measure their edge length from tip to heel, and are generally quite tall (over 50mm), which is a preferred profile by many. 
  • Classic burnt chestnut handle is another distinct Sanjo feature. 
  • Thick spine at the heel, aggressive taper to the tip, compound with a very thin grind behind the edge, giving the knife excellent cutting performance with great food release. 
  • Eased spine and choil, very comfortable to use. 

These days many knife enthusiasts swear by the Sanjo knives, yet because most of the Sanjo products are made by small scale, family run workshops that the craftsmen ofteh have do everything from froging to grinding, their production is severely limited. We see most more popular brands always get sold out immediately, and the price is going up day-by-day. It is definitely rare to see a true Sanjo knife offered at this sort of price. 






178 g

Total Length

386 mm

Tip to Heel Length

245 mm

Blade Height at Heel

52 mm

Width of Spine Above Heel 

2.9 mm

Width of Spine at Middle of Blade

1.8 mm

Width of Spine at about 1cm From the Tip

0.9 mm 


White 2 core with stainless clad


HRC 60 to 61

Handle Design

Burnt chestnut with plastic ferrule