Masakage Kumo Santoku (universal knife), 165 mm
Masakage Kumo Santoku,
This Japanese Santoku knife has a core of Japanese VG-10 stainless carbon steel with a very nice damask pattern. The double-sided sharpened blade has the appearance of storm clouds, hence the name Kumo which means cloud in Japanese. This knife is completely hand-forged by master smith Hiroshi Kato and is unique in its kind. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened. It has no thickenings which makes sharpening very easy. A Santoku literally means "three uses" and indicates that this knife is suitable for meat, fish and vegetables.
- Blade length: 165 mm
- Total length: 315 mm
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese VG-10 steel with a protective layer of Damask with a beautifully etched surface so that the damask layers come out very nice.
- Hardness: 61-62 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: Octagonal dark Rosewood and crop of black Pakka wood.
Like all Japanese knives, Masakage handmade knives are not dishwasher safe, clean and dry after every use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.