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, International Pro series Gyuto Kitchen Knife
FEATURE: Carter Safety Heel. Rougher Textured Handle
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: Shade Tree Burlap with Brass Bolster
LINER: White G10 and Natural Canvas Micarta Liners
BLADE LENGTH: 8.39″ (213 mm, 7.03 sun)
WEIGHT: 7.16 oz (203 g)
BLADE WIDTH: 2.01″ (51 mm)
BLADE THICKNESS: *0.084″ (2.14 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.