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 Post subject: Difference?
PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:39 am 

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What's the difference in a Gyuto and a Funayuki/Gyuto ?


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 Post subject: Re: Difference?
PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:26 am 

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If you're talking about the Konosukes, the F/G has a slightly slimmer tip with less belly, making it slightly more inclined toward push cuts rather than rocking cuts (with the tip on the board). The key difference for me -- which I don't feel is slight at all -- is that the Funayuki/Gyuto has a tip that is actually useful for detailed stuff, rather than just being an anchor point at the end of the knife.

It's a profile borrowed in part from classic Sabatier French chef's knives (German knives have historically had a much rounder tip with a deeper belly), and popularized recently in a Japanese interpretation by the Masamoto KS.

A Funayuki is usually described as a utility fish knife, but as far as I know Murray Carter has been especially influential in reclaiming that term for a mid-sized knife with a slim profile and narrow tip, somewhere between a chef and a petty. Some others use the term for a mid-sized knife that is more like a lightweight double-edged deba.


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 Post subject: Re: Difference?
PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 7:11 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Difference?
PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 7:27 am 

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Thank you Sirs!


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