Masakage Kiri 270mm Gyuto. This excellent example of blade making from Takefu Village in Echizen Japan features beautiful damascus cladding and VG-10 stainless steel for a completely stainless steel knife that is easy to care for and cuts exceedingly well. Masakage brand is dedicated to delivering beautiful, high performing kitchen cutlery. This 270mm gyuto from the Kiri line is an exemplar of those ambitions. Handmade by Hiroshi Kato, a master blacksmith with over 50 years of experience, the Kiri has impeccable fit and finish, a very attractive Damascus cladding, and a beautiful magnolia wood handle with red pakka wood ferrule. The core steel of the knife is VG-10 hardened to 61-62 HRC giving the knife all stainless steel construction for ease of maintenance. Performance is first rate with an outstanding grind characteristic of all knives in the Masakage lineup.
Location: Echizen, Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Cladding: 49 layer Stainless Damascus
Core Steel: VG-10
Handle: Magnolia Wood Oval
Ferrule: Red Dyed Pakka Wood
Engraving: Hand Engraved
Edge Grind: 50/50
Weight: 7.8 ounces
Blade Length: 275 mm
Overall Length: 430 mm
Thickness at Heel: 3.5 mm
Blade Height: 55 mm
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