Masakage knives are a co-operative of Takefu knife village. Some of the makers include Anryu-san, Kato-san, and Kurosaki-san. All of Masakage knives are made to great specifications. They all have great fit and finish. No detail goes over looked.
Shimo means frost. Yu Kurosaki achieves this awesome damascus pattern using a x shaped hammer before the steel is folded. Which leaves the knife with this beautiful pattern and attached that to Kurosaki-San's forging and heat treat makes this a great knife.
Length - 400 mm (15.75 in.)
Weight - 190 g (6.7 oz)
Edge Length - 246 mm (9.75 in.)
Heel Height - 51 mm
Steel Type - Shirogami #2
HRC - 61-62
Cladding - Carbon Damascus
Bevel - Double Bevel
Handle - Ho Wood Octagonal
Maker - Yu Kurosaki
Please do not cut frozen foods or bones with these knives.
Always wash with a cloth and warm soapy water and dry after use