The Mcusta Tsuchi Series offers a functional and elegant gentleman’s folding knife with modern performance and Japanese style. This small version comes equipped with polished and hammered 420J2 stainless steel handle and sub-3 inch, San Mai Damascus clad VG10 blade with matching hammered texture.
Brand new, direct from Mcusta Knives, Japan.
Blade: The functional drop point blade has a nearly full height flat grind for optimal slicing performance with a robust spine thickness for durability. The 33-Layer nickel Damascus cladding is visually appealing, enhancing durability and corrosion resistance while the VG-10 core provides modern cutting performance. Adding to the stylish look are a crowned spine and ‘Tsuchi’ hammered texturing on part of the blade. Riding on self lubricating washers, the blade has smooth operation deploying via the dual anodized thumb studs.
Handle: A robust, stainless steel frame construction is beautifully polished and then given a rugged, hammer textured finish for visual appeal and added traction. The integral frame lock mechanism is strong and secure with intuitive operation A generous hole at the pommel end is provided for lanyard attachment.
Carries via a right hand, tip-down stainless steel pocket clip.
Damascus clad VG10: VG-10 is a high-carbon stainless steel that takes a very good edge and holds it well. Popular with Japanese kitchen knife makers it is often hardened to 60-61 HRC A popular choice for small pocket knives thanks to good edge holding and stain resistance VG10 works well with a high polished, acute edge for optimal slicing performance. The nickel Damascus cladding enhances durability and offers a striking look.