All knives from Masakage are handmade by Master Blacksmiths and hand sharpened by one of Japan's best knife sharpeners, Takayuki Shibata san. When these knives come out of the box they have an amazing sharpness and will stay sharp for an extremely long time due to Shibata san's unique technique.
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Masakage Kumo Gyuto 210mm
Anryu-san, the blacksmith of this line, named these "Kumo" because it means "cloud" in Japanese and he believes the unique damascus finish resembles a stormy, cloudy sky. We agree! These are a beautiful addition to the Masakage brand. These are made with VG-10 stainless steel on the edge for easy cleanup and rust protection. The edge bevel is 50...
Masakage Kumo Gyuto 240mm
The Masakage Kumo line features VG-10 stainless steel on the edge for great looks and easy care. "Kumo" means "cloud" in Japanese, and the damascus finish on these blades gives the appearance of a stormy, cloudy sky according to the blacksmith, Kato-san. Edge bevel is 50/50, so this gyuto is suitable for a right- or left-handed user. The handle ...
Masakage Kumo Honesuki 150mm
"Kumo" means "cloud" in Japanese and Kato-san, the blacksmith of this line, chose the name for the unique damascus finish that resembles a stormy, cloudy sky. This honesuki is a great addition to the Kumo line, being a great small, sharp knife originally meant for parting out poultry. Somewhat unusually for a honesuki, this edge bevel is 50/50,...
Masakage Kumo Petty 150mm
Masakage Kumo Petty 150mm. This beautiful 150mm petty is from the Kumo line of knives that is hand forged by master craftsman Katsushige Anryu. With well over 50 years as a dedicated traditional black smith Anryu-san has many awards and achievements to personify his excellence.The Damascus VG-10 steel this knife is crafted from is what gives thi...
Masakage Kumo Sujihiki 270mm
Masakage Kumo knives are constructed with a core steel of VG-10 stainless steel which is known for its great edge-taking and -holding characteristics. VG-10 is a stainless steel with a high carbon content of 1%. Trace elements include chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, cobalt, and manganese. The steel was first created by the Takefu Special Steel C...