Kanetsune Usubagata Knife 16.5 cm High Carbon Steel, Professional Japanese Knife
KANETSUNE KC-953 USUBAGATA PROFESSIONAL JAPANESE KNIFE
The brand name “Kanetsune” was named after a famous sword Smith, Kanetsune lived in Muromachi period around 14-15 century. He made extremely keen and tough Katanas that were known by many Samurais in Japan and overseas. Some of his swords are displayed in the Katana museum in Seki city.
Kanetsune was established in Seki City, the knifemaking centre of Japan, which is home to some of the best bladesmiths in the world. Kanetsune continues the legacy of creating cutlery utilizing the inherited techniques and skills.
Kanetsune Usubagata Knife features beautifully hammered finished & polished blade made of DSR-1K6 High Carbon steel made by Daido Steel Co in Japan. DER-1K6 steel is hardened to 58HRC Rockwell hardness and offers excellent cutting performance. The "Tsuchime" hammered finish makes food release quickly and easily from blade.
The handle is made of beautiful plywood with black synthetic bolster.
Proudly made in Seki, Japan
Overall length 30 cm
Blade length 16.5 cm
Blade Steel Japanese DSR-1K6 High Carbo Steel
Blade hardness 58HRC
Blade finish "Tsuchime" Hammered & Polished
Handle material Plywood with Synthetic Bolster