This is a Master Smith knife – a title and stamp reserved for the most exquisite cutlery. The Master Smith stamp is only used on knives that represent the absolute pinnacle of Murray’s knife making abilities.
STYLE: Master Smith, High Grade series Chef’s Kitchen Knife
STEEL: Hitachi White #1 Steel core laminated with 180 alternating layers of 1025 High Tensile Steel and Pure Nickel Sheet
FINISH: Ground/Polished/Deep Etched
HANDLE: Black Canvas Micarta with Maple Bolster
LINER: Wine Linen Micarta Spacer with White G10 and Black G10 Liners
BLADE LENGTH: 7.83″ (199 mm, 6.57 sun)
WEIGHT: 6.46 oz (183 g)
BLADE WIDTH: 1.97″ (50 mm)
BLADE THICKNESS: *0.08″ (2.03 mm)
*NOTE: Because all of Carter Cutlery blades have a forged distal taper (thicker in the middle, more thin towards the tip), the blade thickness given is dependent on what part of the blade is measured. On kitchen knives, we measure the blade thickness at the stamp.