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 Funayuki 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: Arizona Desert Ironwood with Black Canvas Micarta Bolster
LINER: Corian Spacer and Back Plate
BLADE LENGTH: 8.03″ (204 mm, 6.73 sun)
WEIGHT: 6.03 oz (171 g)
BLADE WIDTH: 1.97″ (50 mm)
BLADE THICKNESS: *0.076″ (1.94 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.