Masakage Kumo Gyuto (chef's knife), 270 mm
Masakage Kumo Gyuto 27 cm,
This Japanese Chef's knife has a core of Japanese VG-10 stainless carbon steel with a very nice damascus pattern. The double-sided blade has the appearance of storm clouds, hence the name Kumo which means cloud in Japanese. This knife is completely hand forged by master blacksmith Hiroshi Kato and is unique in its kind. The blade is very thin and sharpened manually and has no thickening which makes grinding very easy.
- Blade length: 270 mm
- Total length: 430 mm
- Weight: around 200 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese VG-10 steel with a damascus protective layer with a beautifully etched surface, which makes the damascus layers very attractive.
- Hardness: 61-62 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: Octagonal dark rosewood and head of black Pakka wood.
Like all Japanese knives, the handmade Masakage knives are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.