The knife for larger pieces of meat and veg. Having a deeper blade this knife is awesome when tackling particularly large cumbersome tasks. The extra height will provide clearance when chopping through thick pieces of meat and the toughest root vegetables. Forged using 3 layers of Aogami Blue 2 steel, one for the blade and two for the cladding. This thicker cladding provides a rigid backbone to the blade with the 3-layer construction providing a wonderful dark and light contrast to the hand-sharpened blade edge in both dark and silver stainless steel. The 21cm Gyuto is the Japanese Chef’s Knife is the go-to knife for all tasks in the kitchen, this having a deeper blade makes it completely universal for all kitchen tasks. The Knife is competitively priced and makes an excellent workhorse Japanese Chef’s knife.