Masakage Kumo Bunka (universal knife), 170 mm
Masakage Kumo Bunka,
This Japanese Bunka 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.
- Blade length: 170 mm
- Blade length: 305 mm
- Total length: 125 gram
- 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.