8" Gyuto Chef Knives | Samurai Series

$35.00 USD

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*Related knife:  8" Gyuto Chef Knives | Daimyo Series


Are you ready to embark on a culinary journey like no other? Look no further than Kyoku's Samurai Series 8" Chef's Knife!

Prepare to be amazed by the outstanding durability of this 8" chef's knife, meticulously crafted from the finest Japanese high-carbon steel. Experience the joy of effortlessly mincing, chopping, slicing, and slicing with the edge of this Japanese carbon steel knife. With minimal resistance, it glides effortlessly through fruits, vegetables, and meats, allowing you to achieve culinary perfection with every slice.
The comfortable Pakkawood handle provides a secure and ergonomic grip, while the elegant mosaic pin adds a touch of sophistication to this professional-grade tool.

Whether you're a professional chef or a passionate home cook, this chef's knife is an essential addition to your culinary arsenal. From commercial kitchens to home kitchens, its versatility and performance make it the perfect companion for any cooking endeavor.


  • Blade Material: Japanese carbon steel
  • Handle Meterial:  Pakkawood
  • Rockwell Hardness: 56-58
  • Blade Length: 8 in
  • Overall Length: 13.2 in
  • Edge Angle: 13–15°
  • Net Weight: 8 oz. (288 g)
  • Warranty: Lifetime


  • 8" Gyuto Chef Knife
  • Knife Sheath
  • Kyoku Knife Case

How to sharpen a chef knife

  • Invest in a quality knife sharpener made for knives.
  • Secure the knife and sharpener properly to keep them stable.
  • Sharpen at the proper 15-20 degree angle per side based on knife specs.
  • Wet the whetstone and use good technique, drawing the blade across the stone at a consistent angle.
  • Clean the blade after sharpening and lubricate with honing oil.
  • Use a honing steel regularly between full sharpenings.
  • Avoid over-sharpening, which can damage the blade.
  • Get professional sharpening periodically for the best results.
high-carbon steel Japanese cleaver knife


Manufactured with high-carbon steel, this Japanese cleaver knife boasts unrivaled performance and incredible edge retention.


triple-riveted Pakkawood handle


The meticulously constructed, triple-riveted Pakkawood handle has gone through special treatment, making the knife impervious to heat, cold, and moisture.

knife's ruthlessly sharp


Seasoned artisans handcraft the knife's ruthlessly sharp edge to a mirror polish at 26-30° per side. This is achieved using the traditional 3-step Honbazuke method. The knife is treated for incredible hardness, flexibility, and corrosion resistance.

Straight blade ensures the knife slices through food with ease


The straight blade ensures the knife slices through food with ease while alleviating fatigue and finger pains from long periods of slicing or chopping, perfectly blending control and comfort.


Kyoku draws from the samurai's legacy, creating affordable high-end Japanese cutlery for chefs and home cooks worldwide with a passion for culinary creativity.


1. What materials are used in the Samurai Knife series?

Our Samurai Knife series is made from high-carbon Japanese steel and is nitrogen-cooled for maximum strength and durability.

2. What types of knives are included in the Samurai Knife series?

The series includes Japanese Cleaver and Nakiri knives, serrated and non-serrated Japanese Steak Knives, and a versatile Japanese Chef Knife.

3. What are the uses of the Japanese Cleaver and Nakiri knives?

Japanese Cleaver and Nakiri knives are designed to meet your needs in every scenario, whether chopping vegetables, slicing meat, or performing intricate cuts.

4. How can the Japanese Steak Knives enhance my BBQ experience?

Our serrated and non-serrated Japanese Steak Knives are perfect for BBQs, offering precise and effortless cutting of all types of meat.

5. What if I am unsure which knife to choose?

If you're unsure which knife to choose, our Japanese Knife Block Set provides a comprehensive selection of essential knives, ensuring you have the right tool for any kitchen task.

6. Can I build a career with these knives?

Absolutely! Our Samurai Knife series is not just a collection of kitchen tools; they are crafted to professional standards, making them suitable for building a culinary career.