Sakai Takayuki 165mm Usuba Kasumitogi
Sakai Takayuki knives are made by Aoki Hamono, one of the largest and most well known companies in Sakai, Japan. Sakai city has a long history of top quality knifemaking, and Sakai Takayuki's knives represent that history, working with top level local craftsmen to offer both the traditional and modern kitchen cutlery of the highest standards.
**Extra care is required with carbon steel. No soaking or dishwashers! Dry well in between uses to avoid rust. Blade will develop a patina (discoloration) with normal use.
**To avoid chipping, keep away from bones, frozen foods or other hard foods and pits.
Blade Material: Shirogami #3 carbon steel with iron cladding
Handle Material: Magnolia wood with plastic ferrule
Hardness: 59 HRC
Blade Length: 6" (155mm)
Overall Length: 11.6" (295mm)
Height at Heel: 1.5" (40mm)
Thickness of Spine at Heel: .12" (3mm)
Weight: 4.6 oz (128 grams)