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Sakai Takayuki VG10 Tsuchime Damascus Nakiri 160mm

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About the Shape: A Nakiri is a vegetable knife. Under utilized in the Western kitchen, the Nakiri’s flat blade is meant for the push/pull chopping of vegetables. Since the entire flat edge of the knife kisses the cutting board at once, you wont be turning the vegetable into an accordion. Accordion vegetables are still connected like a paper doll after you're “done” cutting them. To truly understand the awesomeness of a Nakiri we recommend making onion soup your first night with the knife. The ease of chopping will blow you away.

Knife Shape Nakiri
Blade Length 160mm
Steel Type
Rockwell Hardness 60:62
Handle Wa (Japanese) handle, Octagon Cherry with red Pakka collar
Blacksmith/Maker 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.

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