New to us from Masutani in Echizen.
Masutani-san is not only a very skilled blacksmith, he is also an expert knife sharpener who makes incredibly affordable blades with amazing out of the box sharpness.
A beautiful Damascus blade made from VG-10 stainless steel.
VG-10 is a great all around steel for use at home and / or work. Stainless enough for easy maintenance and hard enough for long edge retention.
Perfect for that workhorse knife in the kitchen.
|Blade||180mm / Double Bevel|
|Steel||VG-10 / Damascus|
|HRC||59 - 60|
|Handle||120mm / Black Pakka Wood|