Behind the Sakai Takayuki knives come a 600-year of knife making history by skilled craftsmen in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, in Japan. Since then, the excellent workmanship and technology that create these knives remain unchanged. Sakai Takayuki is one of the most known and respected Japanese knife makers. Sakai is the most known region in Japana, from where more than 90% of Japanese-style knives come. Sakai’s knives are known for their excellent quality and superb performance. Sakai Takayuki combines beauty of design with functionality. Sakai Takayuki maintains the traditional skills of Sakai`s japanese knives and demonstrate the skills of world-class masters. Each knife is carefully finished by the craftsmen of Sakai Takayuki and you can be assured that the knife will perform right out of the box.
Sakai Takayuki offers a wide range of knives with different styles, using different steels and handles. Everyone will find something interesting. In our store, we have selected three great series of Sakai Takayuki knives: 33 layers Damascus, 45 layers Damascus and traditional 100% hand-made knives from Tokojou series. Each of them is different but all of them are of superb quality.
This beautiful Sakai Takayuki 33 Layer Damascus Nakiri 160mm VG-10 is crafted out of a 33 layer folded Damascus steel with a VG-10 core. VG10 steel is one of the best steels for kitchen knives due to its superior edge retention, sharpness and stain resistance. The layered Damascus steel is hand hammered to strengthen the blade, with a stylish mahogany handle. Each knife is hand sharpened to ensure maximum sharpness out of the box.We highly recommend you 33 layers serie due to their excellent performance and beautility of the Damascus knives. The HRC is 60.
Considering the specification of Sakai Takayuki 33 Layer Damascus Nakiri 160mm VG-10, this knife comes very affordable. You will certainly enjoy it.