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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Yoshimi Kato 210mm VG10 nickel Damascus Gyuto Knife
Steel: Vg-10 HRC: 62 Construction: Sanmai Damascus Laminate Length: 210mm Finish: Full Polish Blacksmith: Yoshimi Kato Handle: Pakka wood handle
Yoshimi SG2 210mm Gyuto
Brand: Yoshimi SG-2 Blacksmith: Yoshimi Kato Location: Echizen, Japan Construction: San Mai Method: Hammer Forged Core Edge Steel: SG-2 Powdered Stainless Cladding: Damascus Stainless HRC: 61-62 Engraving: Hand Engraved Edge Grind: Even (See Choil Shot) Handle: Rosewood Octagonal Ferrule: Pakka Wood
Masakage Kumo 170mm Santoku
Knife Shape: Santoku Blade Length: 170mm Steel Type: VG10 Stainless Steel Rockwell Hardness: 60:62 Handle Shape: Octagon Handle Material: Rosewood handle with pakka wood collar Blacksmith: Katsushige Anryu Knife Line: Masakage Kumo
Masakage Kumo 75mm Petty
Knife Shape: Petty Blade Length: 75mm Steel Type: VG10 Stainless Steel Rockwell Hardness: 60:62 Handle Shape: Octagon Handle Material: Rosewood handle with pakka wood collar Blacksmith: Katsushige Anryu Knife Line: Masakage Kumo
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,...