This new line of Masutani knifes we are carrying are made from the very popular stainless steel VG10. This is undoubtedly the most used stainless steel in the making of kitchen knives. It is so popular that members of the Japanese knife industry are asking for restrictions in selling the steel off shore to maintain stock levels at home. Most of the major production knife manufacturers feature at least one line of blades made with VG10.
Masutani is a small blacksmith shop located in Echizen in the Fukui Prefecture. They are a new addition to our CKTG store, but they are already gaining some very favorable reviews for providing really good quality products at some incredibly low prices. This particular gyuto is a perfect choice for home cooks or pro chefs looking for an easy to use and maintain knife. One that will not require large work surfaces or spaces. And one that will be nimble and easy to control.
The basic profile is pretty standard gyuto. A small flat area at the back, transforming to a nice gently curved belly. As such it will be a good choice for cutting styles of all kinds. The blade is made with a softer stainless steel outer cladding to enhance protection, aid with food release, and increase the aesthetic appeal. A black pakka wood single-piece western-style handle is mated to the stainless bolster and attached with two stainless pins.
This knife is easily one of the best values on our site!
Location: Echizen, Japan
Construction: San Mai, Laser Cut
Cladding: Stainless Damascus
Edge Steel: VG10
Handle: Black Pakka Wood
Edge Length: 180mm
Blade Height: 43mm
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