Various versions have been used as primary trainers by the Japan Self-Defense Forces, with the KM-2B remaining in … Context: I’ve got a few knives in my collection now but I wanted to order this into the U.K. to get an idea of the cost, and I figured it would make a nice gift to someone. I love this knife! Cris Anderson is a professional bladesmith / knifemaker specializing in the highest quality professional level Japanese influenced custom kitchen cutlery. I am very pleased with this knife. The handles are supposed to be better. Practically, I think 165 to 210 is a sweet spot for most home users. Fujiwara FKM gyuto. He recommended the Fujiwara Gyuto, and I couldn?t be happier. The handles are supposed to be better. F&F is good too. The Suisin doesn’t have the same issue with the tip initiated cuts. Thank you again! This gyuto has a versatile shape for just about any cutting style, from rocking to slicing to chopping. Applies to EU and U.K. I have made a short list (they are all 210 Gyuto/u and in US$): - Fujiwara FKM Series ($68.00 @ JCK) of "Molybdenum Vanadium Stainless Steel" - Misono Molybdenum (±$70.00 @ JCK and Korin) of "High carbon 13 Chrome Stainless Regular employees: 285: Business areas: Sales of hand tools, power tools, and gardening tools (development, sales, distribution, importing, and exporting of products) Products So far it’s been used at home for two meals. It’s more comfortable to hold and is a better cutter. A million thank yous! How much room from the cutting board to your fingers when holding this knife? product description meets and exceeds price/expectations. Fujiwara FKM Gyuto 210mm $63USD shipped. Thanks, and aren’t all knives that aren’t Kintaro are disappointing? Quick delivery, and they are great about returning emails. Masahiro Gyuto 210 mm Chef Knife I'm cooking more because of it. This is the best value priced knife on the market. Fujiwara FKM Yo Deba knife with a 210mm blade. Pros: Lightweight A place to talk about the use, maintenance, and acquisition of any bladed kitchen instrument as well as whetstones, cutting boards, and more! Been using this knife in a professional kitchen for over 5 years and it's still solid. Added to the wiki: https://www.reddit.com/r/chefknives/wiki/reviews, I personally can't say I'm a fan of NKD reviews, IMO you cant really give a detailed review of a knife you've had for less than 24 hours mainly because details are left out such as edge retention, ease of sharpening and continued levels of comfort with plenty of use. In my opinion the Suisin is the better knife but whether or not it is that much better is a matter of debate. Very similar except the tip shape on the Suisin is less pointed and the FKM is less tall. It has a classic arc, with a good flat spot toward the heel of the knife and a gentle curve toward the tip. because details are left out such as edge retention, ease of sharpening. TL;DR - FKM = good, buy it. Out of the box, the knife is quite sharp with good bite. The 240mm version is also less than $100. Food release is the Suisin’S Achilles heel... it’s never even heard of the concept. Fujikura's new specialty splicers FSM-100M+ and FSM-100P+ are able to splice various type of specialty fibers, such as photonic crystal fibers (PCF), holey structured fibers and X-LDF (Extra Large Diameter Fibers) up to 1200 micron clad diameter thanks to patented 'Split V-groove' fiber clamping system. 110-250SD-BG Water Pump pliers. Currently unavailable. Sharpness: The out the box edge is good, didn’t need touching up before use. Search this thread. Its 43 high. I’ve got quite a tall board, and I tend to cut with the handle hanging out over the edge of the board so I can get away using shorter knives easily. Expired Hot Deals [Massdrop] Fujiwara FKM Gyuto 210mm $63USD shipped. You can see my video comparison of the FKM and DP 210's on the product pages. That said whats BEST in a knife REALLY MASSIVELY depends on the individual user's needs etc. CJA Edged Art / Scorpion Forge A place for all things chef knives. It’s good for push cutting with, got about an inch of flat at the heel so can do a small chop but not it’s predominant forte. Feels a little flimsy, But handles denser product no problem. Join the discussion today. Just kidding. I just feel compelled to tell you that yours is the most ridiculously informative site of this nature I have ever come across. Gallery. If this is the case, the “knebelite” in this sample, as with the material in FKM-48, may be a new ordered olivine rather than tephroite sensu strictu. I like the classic look; gyuto blade with a European handle. Sukenari Aogami Super Kiritsuke 210mm Custom, Sukenari Aogami Super Kiritsuke 240mm Custom. Great experience working with Chef Knives to Go. Great pictures. I ordered from JCK, got the DHL express shipping and it cost £74.59; there was no import to pay and it took 5 days from order to delivery. The Fuji KM-2 is a Japanese propeller-driven light aircraft, which was developed by Fuji Heavy Industries from the Beech T-34 Mentor which Fuji built under licence. The knife was sharp OOTB. ... (I used to recommend Fujiwara FKM, but they are about 10-x times more expensive then ikea knives now) Anton, Dec 29, 2014 #59. jimbob. I'm actually waiting on my second knife from them. continued levels of comfort with plenty of use. 210mm gyuto from Hiromoto’s Tenmi-Jyuraku AS series is a super value priced, high performance kitchen knife; is Aogami Super core steel with soft stainless cladding blade with a stainless steel bolster and pakkawood scales. $52.99. A wide range of products, from carpentry and power tools, to hand and gardening tools. The 210mm version currently retails for around $80 (black handle version). Just kidding. Couple a centimetres, so there’s enough clearance to use the knife comfortably without worrying about bashing my knuckles on the board. I will use this in a handle grip. The handle is pakkawood. I'm pretty well against the totally uninformative picture spam that makes up most NKD posts so this is much better IMO. The thin and pointed tip of the FKM-09 makes for impressive precision cuts and detail work. Best selection of Japanese knives around. Great customer service. Seems like those can be assumed to some extent based on the steel type and the grind, neither of which require extended experience with the knife. This knife has comfortable black pakkawood handles and a stainless steel bolster, which provides good blade balance and a fine grip. The softer steel is easier to sharpen, but the edge won’t last as long. The spine and choil are not eased at all, not ideal for lengthy time in a pinch. Welcome to the sharp side. Totally a fair sentiment; I tried to comment solely on aspects that would be fairly apparent out of the box. As a trading firm focused on planning and development, we offer a variety of DIY tools, primarily power tools, hand tools, and gardening tools. These knives are made in Seki. The Fujiwara FKH series of knives are made with SK-4 Japanese high carbon steel, which is heat-treated to HRc. To be honest these are very minor complaints. With a little research one can find significantly superior knives for less money e.g Tojiro DP, Fujiwara FKM. Read the Best Sharpening for a Fujiwara FKM Gyuto 240mm discussion from the Chowhound Cookware food community. 58-59. It has held its edge the best of all of my knives. Weight: 7.6 ounces Blade Length: 240 mm (9.5") Overall Length: 370 mm (14.5") Thickness at Heel: 2.2 mm thanks again, CKTG! Once you try it, you won’t look back. But besides that it's always a go to for all of my day to day cutting tasks. 230-200-BG Lightweight Slip Joint Combination Pliers. Had to reforge the tip after someone decided to try cleaning a grill with it a year ago. Really appreciate the time he puts into every email as well as the free forum he hosts. Of course, even after all that I think I have little knowledge about Japanese knives and it is limited to theory. Very grateful such a dedicated and informative group of people provide excellent steel at competitive prices with superior customer service! It's my first Japanese knife and by far the sharpest knife I now own. The FKM-09 handle is made from a black Japanese pakka wood, which together with the stainless steel bolster will last the lifetime of the blade. Although it’s AUS8 around 58 HRC, so if the Suisin inox is any indication it’ll be easy to sharpen and has good enough edge retention. The Fujiwara FKM Stainless Gyuto 240mm represents serious bang for the buck and a perfect entry point into the world of Japanese knives. Search this thread. It is actually available in a range of sizes from 150mm to 300mm. NKD: Fujiwara FKM 210 gyuto. The softer steel … Quick shipping as always. The blades are sharpened 70/30 and are not too heavy. Press J to jump to the feed. The Fujiwara FKM series is a good and solid knife for a very reasonable price. Online shopping for Kitchen Knives & Accessories from a great selection of Cutlery Sets, Specialty Knives, Sharpeners, Cutting Boards, & more at everyday low prices. Made out of stainless Molybdenum Vanadium steel with a pakka wood handle. I'm a working professional and at this price point there is no other knife worth considering. The 210mm size is also great for cooks working with smaller cutting boards. The Fujiwara’s are a monosteel that is just a little softer than the Tojiro, and has a repuatation for inconsistent fit and finish (sometimes better than the Tojiro, sometimes worse). i put a new edge on it out of the box, and it still is screaming sharp 2 months later with only a couple times being honed. I recommend this site to all of my fellow culinary professionals! I can really see why these are recommended, for the price it looks like a great knife with a decent grind. Add a 150 Petty and a 220 Suji, and you're set for basically everything. Mark is great at answering questions for knife nuts of all levels. Check out our. The Fujiwara FKM series is a good and solid knife for a very reasonable price. Typical of the gyuto style compared to western blades, this knife is thin at 2.2mm at the heel, with this particular knife boasting a beautiful distal taper toward the tip. weight: 172gr; blade length: 210mm; total length: 331mm; hrc 58-59 It was very sharp when I first pulled it out of the box. After reading so many reviews, I was so confused I contacted Mark for a recommendation. They feature full-tang construction, stainless steel bolsters and black pakkawood handle scales. This is a stainless mono-steel blade which gives this knife a beautiful aesthetic simplicity and ensures your new knife will not discolor or rust. Overall, the Fujiwara FKM Series Gyuto is an excellent, well balanced knife that is one of the best Japanese chef knives under $100. Still not a Kintaro though, so somewhat disappointed. No, the steel is not as hard the steel in the above Masamoto or MAC, but it gets the job done very well indeed. 4 years ago I got this as my first Japanese knife. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Jump to page: / 3. Always the best. But I'm all for initial thoughts on fit and finish, ootb sharpness and initial comfort when it comes to NKD post so for that I appreciate the effort and detail you put into it. Great knife! This knife for the price is amazing! His service is second to none. Cuts on par, Suisin is maybe a little better but it’s marginal to be honest. Additionally, the bolster isn’t very big so I wasn’t able to get my hand in very nicely. The blades are sharpened 70/30 and are not too heavy. 3,100 THB. Spec: I’ve included the measurements in the gallery but for completions sake (measurements are mm unless otherwise indicated); 210 edge length, 110 handle length, at the heel the spine is 2.15 and 1cm from the tip the spine is 0.92. All rights reserved. This is one of the cheapest gateway J-knives. These knives are made in Seki. Fujiwara Kanefusa FKM 145mm Honesuki Unlike the shitty deba from the same Fujiwara FKM series, this is actually a really nice knife. The Fujiwara FKM-09 Gyuto 210mm is one of the best value knives on the website, and one of Mark Richmond's favorite recommendations to newcomers. This is still the knife I reach for the most. This holiday season, delivery delays are expected. Fit and finish leaves a little to be desired but at this price it is a great deal. FLT-34-BG Adjustable wrench Thin Tip Type. 210-190-BG Slip Joint Combination Pliers (Bent type) 230-165-BG Lightweight Slip Joint Combination Pliers.