Sakai Takayuki Byakko Yanagiba 300mm

Knife Shape Yanagiba
Blade Length 300mm
Steel Type Shirogami #1 (white carbon) core with carbon steel cladding
Rockwell Hardness 64:65
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle, Octagon Ebony wood handle with buffalo horn collar
Blacksmith Sakai Takayuki
About Sakai Takayuki - Sakai Takayuki is well-known as the largest knife maker in Sakai. The company hosts a number of blacksmiths and craftsmen who work together to create a huge array of knives. Although the Sakai region traditionally specializes in single-bevel blades, Sakai Takayuki makes many different shapes.
The most famous blacksmith at the company is Itsuo Doi - they have built a factory for him to work in and produce his art. The collective is also host to the knife-sharpening Yamatsuka family.