Kanetsune Usubagata Knife 16 cm Damascus Clad Steel, Professional Japanese Knife
KANETSUNE KC-905 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 Damascus-clad Steel made of VG-10 cutting core with 17 layers of stainless steel. This type of Damascus steel is hardened to 60-62HRC Rockwell hardness and offers excellent cutting performance and superb edge retention. The "Tsuchime" hammered finish makes food release quickly and easily from blade.
The beautiful Mahogany wood handles provide excellent grip and wear well. The Knife feature full tang construction with stainless bolsters.
Proudly made in Seki, Japan
Overall length 28.8 cm
Blade length 16 cm
Blade Steel Damascus clad VG-10 core + 17 Layers Stainless Steel
Blade hardness 60-62 HRC
Blade finish "Tsuchime" Hammered & Polished
Handle material Mahogany Wood and Stainless Bolster