Sakai Takayuki


Sakai Takayuki Ginsan Nashiji Western Santoku 180mm

About the Shape This is also a multi purpose knife, but with a slight vegetable bias. Santoku means 'Three Virtues' or 'To solve Three Problems'. The virtues or problems are slicing, dicing and mincing. Santoku is usually found in 160mm - 190mm lengths. These are more and more popular in Western kitchens due to the unique shape and smaller easy to handle size.


Knife Shape Santoku
Blade Length 180mm
Steel Type Ginsan Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness 59:62
Handle Western Handle, red Pakka wood
Blacksmith/Maker 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.

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