Blue 2 steel 63 HRC with stainless cladding
Blade length 270 mm
blade height 50 mm
weight 245 gram
Oval handle with cherry wood and black pakka ferule
50/50 ground blade
Muneishi knives are family run knife makers, now in the 3 th generation with a 70 years history. Muneishi knives come from the Tosa region, which Is well known for garden tool forging.
Kousuke Muneishi is a young traditional craftsman. His skill lies in knife making.
The knives are individually hand forged from Blue 2 steel and clad with stainless steel. The looks are traditional with the Kourouchi finish (black upper half of the blade).
The knife is grind is very well done, thin precise overall very good fit and finish.
Test cutting an onion was a real pleasure.
This knife would suit a home cook or professional.