Sakai Takayuki Genbu Sakimaru Yanagiba 300mm

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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.
Knife Shape Yanagiba
Blade Length 300mm
Steel Type #2 Aogami (Blue Carbon Steel)
Rockwell Hardness 62:64
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle, Octagon Ebony wood handle with buffalo horn collar
Blacksmith Itsuo Doi