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Sakai Takayuki Kurokage VG10 Hammered 160mm Kiritsuke Santoku with Teflon Coating

Sakai Takayuki Kurokage VG10 Hammered 160mm Kiritsuke Santoku with Teflon Coating

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The Blacksmith - Sakai Takayuki

Sakai Takayuki are without doubt one of the most prominent Japanese blacksmiths with over 600 years of history. Sakai Takayuki are based in Sakai, Osaka Prefucture and use technology alongside traditional methods in order to be able to produce exceptional quality knives on a large scale. As such, they are popular all over the world and present in many professional kitchens

The Range - Kurokage Hammered with Teflon Coating

The Sakai Takayuki Kurokage range features the same incredible performance and quality of their famous VG10 range but with a Teflon coating giving a very distinctive black finish and non stick properties meaning it literally glides through good.

The Steel - VG10 Stainless Steel

This range is made using VG10 stainless steel. VG10 is the perfect mid-point in stainless steel offering amazing sharpness out of the box, excellent retention and easy maintenance. 

The Model - Gyuto

The Model - Kiritsuke Santoku

Similar to a Gyuto chef’s knife, the Santoku offers a large light blade with a taller profile and a flatter belly, making the knife excellent for a more ‘up and down’ chopping motion for meat, fish or vegetables. Blades vary from 160mm to 180mm. This is a great knife if you want an all rounder with shorter blade and a good weight to it. 

Kiritsuke is simply an angled finish at the tip as opposed to the more rounded end of a traditional Santoku.


Saya and Blade Covers that fit this Knife: Our wooden 180mm Santoku knife Saya fits this knife. You can also use the Large plastic blade guard.


Knife Type: Kiritsuke Gyuto
Steel Type: VG10 (Stain resistant steel)
Blade Hardness: HRC 60-62
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 190mm (7.5")
Blade Height: 50mm (2")
Blade Thickness: 2mm (0.1")
Handle Material: Black Lacquered
Handle Length: 135mm (5.3")
Weight: 175g (6.2 ounces)


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