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Top 3 Misono UX10 Knives Review Part 1

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Misono knives are known for being expertly crafted and are trusted by many professional chefs around the world. The knives are made by passionate and dedicated blacksmiths, and once you experience using the knives, you can feel the quality, care and attention-to-detail that has been put into its design and creation.

One of the most important features of a good knife is that it cuts the way you want it to cut. This is why it’s important to have a knife made from a reputable manufacturer, as you can ensure it delivers the stability, resilience, and sharpness that you require for your food preparation. Be sure to do your research and choose your brand wisely, otherwise your cooking will be affected.

Misono is a family-owned Japanese knife manufacturer. The company’s UX10 Series is its flagship knife collection which is in great demand around the world. Most UX10 knives are made for right-handed users, therefore left-handed users have a hard time adjusting to them. If you’re looking to purchase a Misono UX10 knife, make sure you try it beforehand and are aware of its limitations. Below, we’ll list the top 3 Misono UX10 knives that you should consider.

Misono UX10 Gyutou Knife

The Misono UX10 Gyutou knife is one of the best knives in the UX10 Series due to its many features which are useful for professional users. Crafted through a mixture of ancient and modern Japanese knifemaking techniques, the knife is made with Swedish steel and features an 8.2’’ long blade, making it extremely resilient and durable. The blade features a bevel cut of 30/70, which might be troublesome for some people, however the asymmetrical edge of the knife provides excellent balance for right-handed users. The blade’s sharp edge features a 59-60-degree Rockwell hardness which allows users to easily cut vegetables and meat with ease and efficiency. The handle is made of composite wood, and the full tang handle carries triple rivets that securely connect the big blade with the handle. The handle is also regularly shaped, which provides a universal fit and is meant to fit into most users’ hands seamlessly. This blade is beautifully crafted and features the Misono logo imprinted on the body of the blade. The UX10 Gyutou is one of the more sought-after blades in Misono’s UX10 Series.


  • A sought-after knife from the Misono brand
  • A versatile knife that can be used for cutting meat and vegetables
  • A sharp, double-edged knife
  • Made with Swedish steel
  • Made for right-handed users
  • The handle of the knife is as strong as the material of the blade
  • The blade features a non-slip texture
  • Comes in a beautiful display case made of cardboard


  • Not suitable for left-landed users
  • Beginners may find it hard to adjust to using this knife
  • Saya cover is not included

The Misono UX10 Gyutou knife is one of the most efficient chef’s knives available on the market. Everything about this knife, from its structure, to its sharp edges makes this knife the perfect kitchen knife for busy commercial kitchens. Overall, this knife is one of the best Gyutou’s, and once you get used to using it, you’ll find that it’ll easily become your go-to knife. As this knife is structurally different than other Gyutou’s, it’s recommended you spend more time to get accustomed to it.

As there is a lot more detail, In Top 3 Misono UX10 Knives Review Part 2 we’ll continue discussing other knives in Misono’s UX10 Series.

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