—  LAUNCHING APRIL 2018 —

KATURA AUS10 Tsuchime – 45 Layer Damascus Steel
Katura is a knife for those who love the craftsmanship and values of the artisan tradition. In Japan craftspoeple are called Shokunin.  The mastery of the skills set of their craft is applied to a material with pride, a sense of spirit whose aim is to benefit the general welfare of the people.  KATURA captures the best qualities of that spirit in a knife that is authentically artisan in every detail.  It offers the cook a remarkably precise cutting tool with a contemporary, refined aesthetic  The stainless steel knife blade has a core of premium AUS10 steel with 45 layers of Damascus steel folded over top.  The mark of the craftsmen is left one by one as the blades are finished with a unique hammered finish called “tsuchime”.  The hammered finish also helps food to release from the blade while cutting.  Fitted with Kikusumi OCTO handles handmade from premium woods like Walnut and Rosewood. The ergonomic OCTO handles position the hand to optimally control the blades while staying comfortable and slip-free.

ORIGIN:  Seki Japan  関

BLADE:  AUS 10  Stainless Steel

FINISH:  Polishied 45 Layer Damascus + Tsuchime Hammer Finish

HANDLE:  Rosewood or Walnut  (natural wax waterproofing)

COLLAR:  Black Pakkawood

HRC:  60-61

FINER DETAILS:  Yakkin Logo on Handle End + 3 Etchings on Blade (KATURA, Logo, Seki)

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