Masakage Koishi are handmade knives by Hiroshi Kato san. He has decades of blacksmithing experience and shows that here in these beautifully balanced blades. Because they are handmade, the dimensions of each knife can vary just a little bit. But all are made from Aogami Super Steel that has been hardened to 63:65 Rockwell, making these the longest lasting edges of any of the Masakage line.
The Honesuki (hoh-NESS-kee) is a Japanese style boning knife. Its triangular taper down to a thin, surgical tip allows the knife to gain easy entry between bone joints, or to slip effortlessly beneath unwanted skin or tendons. The otherworldly edge retention of the hardened Aogami Super Steel helps this knife stay sharp longer so that meat fabrication is a breeze.
Weight: 4.2 ounces
Blade Length: 154 mm
Overall Length: 295 mm
Thickness at Heel: 4.5 mm
Blade Height: 38.9 mm
Double beveled 50/50 edge grind
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