Mcusta Petty Supreme Twisted 150mm (5.9")
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Mcusta Petty Supreme Twisted is a handy and special looking knife, suitable for both home and professional use. Petty knife, sometimes also referred as paring or utility, is a smaller version of the Gyuto (Chef's knife), and is used for all sorts of delicate tasks where a larger knife would be unwieldy. Petty knives are used for peeling, paring, decorating, cutting out cores of apple quarters, removing eyes from potatoes, etc.
The blade is made of stainless and great performing, easy to resharpen, VG-10 steel. A simple looking, high polished blade with no extra features, designed to put the focus on the uniquely shaped twisted handle.
Supreme Twisted is a full-tang petty, attached to the never seen before octagon-shaped, twisted red pakkawood handle, allowing for a comfortable and firm grip. A mosaic pin was added to the middle of the handle, a small detail which makes this knife even more special. A stainless bolster was added for a smooth transition from the blade to the handle.
☝️ All knives from the Supreme Twisted collection are packed in a luxury bamboo box (seen in the product photo), so these knives will make for a great gift. Just don't forget to attach a coin to it when presenting the gift!
From the Mcusta's Supreme Twisted line we currently also carry:
- MCUSTA SANTOKU SUPREME TWISTED 180MM (7.1")
- MCUSTA SUJIHIKI SUPREME TWISTED 240MM (9.5")
- MCUSTA GARASUKI SUPREME TWISTED 145MM (5.7")
About Mcusta Zanmai:
Mcusta Zanmai has an interesting (and very high tech) philosophy of knife manufacturing. With their 800-year tradition of making knives, they decided to incorporate traditional knife craftsmanship knowledge into their own custom-made machines. Mcusta is the only knife manufacturer who uses laser machines to cut out the knives, instead of stamping the knives out of the steel sheet. Due to this process, their blades are less susceptible to structural stresses in the steel, making them the most innovative and modern knife maker in Japan.
Handles and pins are milled to the precision of 1/1000mm with their high-quality CNC machines. Every knife is then inspected and assembled by hand. The final (sharp) edge is sharpened by Mcusta's team of master craftsmen to get a very good out-of-the-box sharpness.
☝️ Fun fact: Mcusta is a made-up word - a combination of Machine and custom!
|Hardness (HRC scale):||60|
|Overall length:||273mm (10.7")|
|Blade length:||150mm (5.9")|
|Spine thickness:||1.9mm (0.07")|
|Weight:||95g (3.4 oz)|
|Handle length:||115mm (4.5")|
|Handle type / wood:||Japanese / Red Pakka|
Use & Care:
- Handwash in warm water and towel dry
- Use a sharpening stone (not a honing steel!) to sharpen your knife
- Do not cut frozen foods and meat bones
- Do not put the knife in a dishwasher
- Read our comprehensive guide on proper Maintenance of Kitchen Knives.
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