Although, this knife cuts through the [email protected]#*%….Use A Different Knife For That. The 8″ Gyuto knife comes from the Shogun Series X by Dalstrong. This is culinary perfection combining award-winning craftsmanship, state-of-the-art breakthrough technology. Dalstrong made the Gyuto Knife of the best materials available and awe inspiring design. As a chef knife should be it is mercilessly sharpened to a scalpel like edge and hand finished at 8-12° per side. It has a vacuum treated Japanese super steel cutting core at 62+ Rockwell hardness resulting in excellent edge retention and exceptional performance. The 66 layers of premium high carbon stainless steel ensure extraordinary strength, durability, and stain resistance. The military grade strength, flawless design, and affordable cost make this the perfect chef knife for any kitchen.