Sakai Takayuki Ginga 165mm Nakiri ZA-18 69 Layer Damascus
Takayuki's Ginga series feature a relatively new stainless steel, ZA-18, a high carbon alloy with good edge retention, and a 69 layer stainless Damascus cladding.
**Dry thoroughly after use. Left wet, stainless steel can dull quickly and develop pits in the edge.
**To avoid chipping, keep away from bones, frozen foods or other hard foods and pits.
Blade Material: ZA-18 Stainless steel
Handle Material: Wenge wood with buffallo horn ferrule
Hardness: 60-61 HRC
Blade Length: 6.25" (160mm
Overall Length: 12.25" (312mm)
Height at Heel: 1.8" (45mm)
Thickness of Spine at Heel: .07" (1.8mm)
Weight: 5.2 oz (148 grams)