About This Item
Musashino Kuni Kogetsu Chef Knife 240mm SK-5 Carbon Steel Blade Gyuto
It is made by Goko Hamono Co. which is located on Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture in Japan. Musashino Kuni Kogetsu is their brand name. Their knife making skill were learned from Hisamoto which were Edo style high-end cooking knife maker.
The blade is made of SK-5 carbon tool steel that is very common steel as tool steel and cutlery steel.
SK-5 steel C; 0.80-0.90%, Si; less than 0.35%, Mn; less than 0.50%, P; less than 0.030%, S; 0.030%
It is mono steel blade.
The blade length: 240mm (9 1/2 inch) The blade width from the heel to the spine: 48mm (1 7/8 inch) The total length of the knife: 370mm (14 1/2 inch) The spine of the thickest part of the blade: 2mm (1/16 inch) The total weight of the knife: 7oz. (168g)