The Tshuchi folder from MCusta quality Knives is an expert example of Seki Japan craftsmanship. It has elegant, yet intimidating lines with comfort and flow throughout. This version features textured Yellow Aluminum handle scales partnered with a shaving sharp Damascus steel blade.
Blade: Done in a spear point style offering its user ample slicing ability plus piercing power backing it up. The 33-layer nickel damascus with VG-10 core promotes the ultra-modern look of hammered flats and dual thumb stud openers. It opens on the left or right hand side smoothly, consistently and locks up solid via a liner locking mechanism. Sharp, sleek and clean.
Handle: The yellow on this piece is fantastic. It’s like a ray of sunshine or gold bar and has a light texturing on even the smooth sections. A single stainless steel liner is secured to the back scale for weight reduction and solid lockup. These aluminum scales look great and feel even better. They have an “X” pattern running down the center on both sides with the show side featuring a Japanese Bushi Sword engraving. The Tsuchi has open standoffs construction which will make cleaning a breeze plus a small lanyard hole near the bottom.
It comes with an attached pocket clip for tip down carry.
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 Damascus cladding enhances durability as well as providing a unique visual appeal.