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This is a Master Smith knife – a title and stamp reserved for the most exquisite cutlery. The Master Smith stamp is only used on knives that represent the absolute pinnacle of Murray’s knife making abilities.
STYLE: Master Smith, High Grade series Funayuki Kitchen Knife
FEATURE: Carter Elbow and Carter Safety Heel
STEEL: Hitachi White #1 Steel core laminated with 180 alternating layers of 1025 High Tensile Steel and Pure Nickel Sheet
FINISH: Ground/Polished/Deep Etched
HANDLE: Ipe, Walnut
LINER: Wine Linen Micarta, Black G10
BLADE LENGTH: 8.23″ (209 mm, 6.9 sun)
WEIGHT: 5.68 oz (161 g)
BLADE WIDTH: 1.89″ (48 mm)
BLADE THICKNESS: 0.086″ (2.19 mm)*
Custom-fitted Mahogany saya cover included.
Carter Cutlery knives rival the best Japanese high performance knives.
Murray Carter is an ABS master bladesmith and the 17th generation Yoshimoto bladesmith. His knifes are forged with strict adherence to Japanese blacksmithing techniques, allowing him to manipulate steel to its highest potential.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.