Carving knives don't come much sexier than this. Imagine your Mum's face when you pull this one out at the next sunday dinner. Awe inspiring.
Carving knives should be super sharp, have a thin blade to reduce drag, a long length so you have to do fewer cuts per slice and a firm handle so you don't drop it. This knife ticks all the boxes and looks cool as hell while doing it.
What we thought about this knife
We have personally tested and reviewed this knife to give you an honest and personal opinion about it and this is how it rates.
The technical bits
- Blade length264mm(Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length419mm(Blade + Handle)
- Blade width3mm(Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height40mm(Measured from blade heel to spine)
- Total weight151 grams
- Blade materialVG10 cutting edge, laminated in Stainless
- Handle styleJapanese
- Tang styleHalf
- Left or right handedBoth
Our aim is to measure everything as accurately as possible but some specifications (such as hardness for example) are provided by the manufacturer and therefore should be used as a guide only.
What you get with the knife
Beautiful blue fibre boxes with the Masakage logo and name in silver foil on the lid. On the inside you will find a blue stepped inlay and your beautiful knife of course, wrapped in Japanese newspaper by the craftsmen who made it. So while you're not working on your knife skills you can catch up your Japanese language skills. Talk about the gift that keeps on giving...
All our knives also come with free blue plasters just in case you're not ready for the sharpness! If you intend to use your knives regularly then we don't advise you to use the boxes for day to day storage, get a magnetic knife rack instead.
What is a Chef knife?
The most important and frequently used knife in your kitchen. Versatile enough to take on 90% of the cutting work in your home or the pro kitchen. To any chef this knife is like an extra limb.
You can read more about Chef knives.
Still need some advice choosing the right knife?
We want you to be happy that you're buying the right knife for your cooking needs so if you're not sure what you need, read our guide to buying the right knife. You can also check out the frequently asked questions or for anything else, contact us.