Sakai Takayuki Cleaver 180mm

About the Shape - The cleaver, the iconic tool of a butcher. Unlike the thin, sexy Nakiri of Japan, the cleaver is a beefy blade designed for smashing through hard items, and boy does it work.

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.

Knife Shape Cleaver
Blade Length 180mm
Blade Height 90mm
Spine Thickness at Heel 4mm
Weight 688g
Steel Type SK Carbon Steelcore with Carbon Steel Cladding
Rockwell Hardness 57-58
Edge/Bevel Double (50/50)
Handle Pakkawood
Maker Sakai Takayuki
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