Mcusta Zanmai is a subset of Marusho Industry Inc. and, to this day, is a family business. The current president, Tomohiro Hasegawa took over from his father recently and together they have been at the forefront of modernizing Japanese knife making with the latest machines and modern material while maintaining age-old Japanese traditions. Their knives are laser-cut, hand assembled and hand finished to ensure near perfection.
As the Elder Hasegawa-San puts it, "...our master craftsmen infuse all our products with the pride and traditions inherited from centuries of Japanese blade makers."
This is the first line of Chinese cleavers from our friends at Mcusta. We love cleavers here at KNIFE.
The pictures don't do this cleaver justice - the intricate damascus pattern is subtle but gorgeous. Best seen in person.
|Blade||180mm / 60/40 Right|
|Steel||VG-10 / 33 Layer Damascus|
|Handle||130mm Twisted Black Pakka - Mosaic Pin|