Kanetsune Seki Japan KC-958 Gyutou High Carbon 240mm Kitchen Cutlery Chef Knife
This Kanetsune KC-958 Gyutou Fixed Blade features a DSR-1K6 blade with Plywood handle.
KC-950 series knives are created with DSR-1K6 high carbon stainless steel made by Daido Steel Co., ltd. Excellent performance blade which contains 0.6% carbon and the well balanced composition added molybdenum. The blade finish "Tsuchime" can make foods release quickly from the blade. Proudly made in Seki, Japan.
Kanetsune is named after a famous Japanese swordsmith who lived in the Muromachi period around the 14-15th century. This skilled craftsman made extremely sharp and durable katanas that were respected by many Samurais in Japan and overseas. Some of his swords are displayed in the Katana Museum in Seki City. Like the Kanetsune blades of old, Kanetsune knives today are made in Seki, Japan with the goal of producing high quality traditional designs that are suitable for everyday use. This is achieved by blending traditional Japanese techniques with new ideas and modern technology.
Kanetsune is a brand of Kitasho Co., Ltd., one of the most respected manufacturers of knives in Seki, Japan and established in 1964. Kanetsune continues the bladesmith legacy of Seki City with its fine cutlery.
Kanetsune KC-958 Gyutou
|Rockwell Hardness (HRC):
240 mm (9.4") " long