Kagemitsu Usui Kami #6 bunka VG-10 (universal knife), 210 mmSKU: Usui Kami #6
Osafune Kagemitsu 薄い紙 Usui kami Bunka
Double-sided sharpened and damask laminated (Suminagashi) blade with a core of rust-resistant Japanese VG-10 steel. The blade is extremely thin (so-called 'laser style') and manually sharpened and has no thickening, which makes sharpening on Japanese water stones very easy.
- Blade length: 210 mm
- Total length: 355 mm
- Weight: 174 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese VG-10 steel (rust resistant) with 2 layers of Damascus steel (Suminagashi forged).
- Hardness: 60 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: Traditional octagonal handle with composite bolster designed for both left and right handed use. Handle is made of colored hardwood with a phenolic resin for extreme water and temperature resistance.
Like all Japanese knives, the Kagemitsu knives are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.