SAKAI TAKAYUKI Limited Edition Ginsan Yasuki silver-3 steel Mirror Finish Ebony wood Kengata Kiritsuke Sashimi knife 300mm [SAKAI TAKAYUKI Limited Edition]

SAKAI TAKAYUKI Limited Edition Ginsan Yasuki silver-3 steel Mirror Finish Ebony wood Kengata Kiritsuke Sashimi knife 300mm

The Long-awaited Limited Edition Model of a Sakai Takayuki Knife is Now on Sale

The hardness (HRC) of the forged blade material Yasuki silver-3 steel is 62.
Yasuki silver-3 steel is a rust-resistant stainless steel material that, just like age-old carbon steel in Japan, can be forged by a blacksmith using a hammer. The production of knives utilizing Yasuki silver-3 steel is also extremely difficult; and because it requires special techniques, there are only a few blacksmiths who can make these knives and the number of knives in the market is very little.

This model was forged by traditional craftsman and blacksmith Shogo Yamatsuka, and its strength was increased to a hardness set at HRC 62.

The attaching of the blade and its mirror-finish were done by traditional craftsman and blade attacher Hirotsugu Tosa, and it is a beautiful knife with a supreme sharpness that lasts.

An Elegant, Alluring and Beautiful Sashimi Knife
In addition to its shape that echoes the continuity of a Japanese sword, it is also a beautiful knife with a mirror-finish.

The display of the chef's knife skills in front of customers seated by a Japanese restaurant or sushi restaurant's counter is part of the experience. The ultimate restaurant scene can be choreographed by the chef's techniques and a honed, elegant knife.

Dirt and Rust-resistant, This is an Easy-to-Maintain Knife for a New Age
White-steel and blue-steel which are top-ranking carbon steel are prone to rust, so they must be finely cared for after use.

Because Yasuki silver-3 steel is a type of stainless steel, it is very resistant to rust, and the blade's beautiful pattern can last through easy care.

Moreover, because the blade attacher carefully attaches the blade, its ability to be sharpened on a whetstone is very good; and it is designed to be easily sharpened when it is burnished on a whetstone for its upkeep.

Each supreme Sakai Takayuki knife is carefully crafted by traditional craftsmen.

-- Item detail --
Blade length 300mm, Total length 450mm
Blade width 24mm to 37 mm
Blade thickness 2mm to 3.5mm
Weight 255g

-- Material --
*Blade: Ginsan (Yasuki silver 3 steel), single edged for right hand, (corrosion-resistant steel)
*Blade HRC: 62
*Handle:Natural wood (Ebony wood, octagon shape) :colors varies
*Bolster: Water Buffalo :colors varies
*Accessory: a wooden saya cover

-- SAKAI TAKAYUKI recommend movie --

Mr. ItsuoDoi was born in 1948 and at 24 years of age, he became the apprentice of Mr. Keijiro Doi, his father. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Mr. Doi was trained in the secrets of his family’s craft, continuously producing excellent knives as a knife smith in the Sakai tradition.

Each knife is made using different techniques, and passes through the hands of various craftsmen such as knife smiths and polishers. In addition to traditional techniques, the passion and training of the craftsmen are embedded into each piece, and each one continues to receive high marks as a superior knife.

Mr. Norikatsu Nishimura, a craftsman who makes the edge of a knife’s blade with superior sharpness and beauty. Sakai Takayuki

-- Sakai's celebrated swords handed down from ancient times SAKAI TAKAYUKI --

Japanese swords have been status symbol from ancient times.The core blade is forged by folding selected steel many times and features supreme sharpness and brilliance;it is has been said that the human soul dwells in the sword.Japanese knifes are actually works of art descended from Japanese swords,and we proudly present them to the world.

The quality of meticulous workmanship represents the pride of masters who create quality knives,and the quality is ensured by traditional skills that have been continuously inherited from their predecessors,Japanese knifes have their own unprecedented shapes and are without parallel in the world as knives created for cutting different foods,including fishes and vegetables,and are vital for delicate Japanese dishes, All of our staff members wish that you would pick up the Sakai Takayuki brand products which maintain the traditional skills of Sakai's Japanese knives and demonstrate hte skill of world-class masters.

-- Craftsman of SAKAI TAKAYUKI--

The title "Meister" or traditional craftsman is authorized by the Minister of International Trade and Industry only to craftsmen who have inherited and improved their skills over a long period of time in the field of Japanese traditional industries and craftwork and have passed strict screening tests. Sakai knives have a 600-year history supported by the excellent skills inherited from generation to generation by Meisters.

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Note build to order: making time about 2 months

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  • Japanese yew wood which is harder and more water-resistant than magnolia wood is also used for the wooden handle, as well as Ebony wood which is the hardest and most water-resistant of all. Processing Ebony wood is difficult, and it is expensive because it is a prized wood. But it is beautiful and elegant, and is also highly durable so it is mostly used in upscale knives.
SAKAI TAKAYUKI Limited Edition Ginsan Yasuki silver-3 steel Mirror Finish Ebony wood Kengata Kiritsuke Sashimi knife 300mm [SAKAI TAKAYUKI Limited Edition]

selling price: US$827.00



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