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Sakai Takayuki Blue Super Kurouchi 190mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - The Best Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Iseya, Shigekis Tanaka and Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
Sakai Takayuki Blue Super Kurouchi 190mm Gyuto Knife - The Sharp Chef - The Best Authentic Japanese Chefs Knives in the UK from Iseya, Shigekis Tanaka and Sakai Takayuki, sharpening rods, whetstones, stones, saya sheath, handmade traditional blacksmith bladesmith steel damascus vg10 quality sharp chef knife kitchen layer hammered mirrored western handle aus-10 molybdenum
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Sakai Takayuki Blue Super Kurouchi 190mm Gyuto Knife

Regular price £225.00 Sale

Sakai Takayuki is without doubt one of the most prominent Japanese blacksmiths with over 600 years of history. Based in Sakai, Osaka Prefucture the technology and method used to create these beautiful pieces remains unchanged, and true to the traditions of the blacksmith.

This range is made from Blue Super, which is a carbon steel with HRC rating of between 63 and 64. This very hard steel has incredible sharpness and exceptional retention.

Kurouchi roughly translates at 'blacksmith's finish', and retains some of the residue of the forging process. This allows the knives to be cheaper, as some of the production process is removed, and also provides protection to the blade reducing the risk of corrosion. Not only that, but it is a stunning finish, and is very desirable right now.

Specifications

Knife Type: Gyuto Knife
Steel Type: Blue Super
Blade Length: 190mm 
Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Blade Height: 50mm
Handle Length: 140mm
Weight: 170g

Please read our guidance pages below to help you make the right choice and make the most of the knives you choose:

Steel Types Explained

Knife Types Explained

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