Masutani VG-1 Tsuchime Usuba Western Handle

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Masutani VG-1 Tsuchime Usuba Knife

Experience the pinnacle of Japanese craftsmanship with the Masutani VG-1 Tsuchime Usuba Knife, meticulously crafted in the renowned Echizen region of Japan. This knife is a testament to the remarkable value and superior quality that Masutani knives are celebrated for. Featuring a high-performance VG-1 core steel blade encased in a stunning stainless damascus cladding, this knife is not only a visual masterpiece but also a culinary powerhouse.

The Masutani VG-1 Tsuchime Usuba Knife boasts an exceptionally thin grind, ensuring excellent cutting performance. The blade's initial sharpness is impressive, offering  great out of the box performance. Complementing the remarkable blade is the knife's distinctive western-style handle, crafted from durable pakka wood. The handle's partial tang design ensures a balanced, comfortable grip, making it a joy to use for any culinary task.

Key Specifications:

  • Edge Length: 163mm - Perfect for precise cuts and slices
  • Weight: 158g - Light enough for nimble use, yet substantial for control
  • Height at Heel: 44.9mm - Ideal for a comfortable grip and maneuverability
  • Spine Thickness Above Heel: 1.6mm - Thin for exceptional cutting performance
  • Steel: Stainless Steel tsuchime cladding over VG-1 Core Steel 
  • HRC: ~60

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