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Sakai Takayuki VG10 17 Layer Hammered Damascus 80mm Paring with Green Handle

Sakai Takayuki VG10 17 Layer Hammered Damascus 80mm Paring with Green Handle

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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 - 17 layer Hammered Damascus

The Sakai Takayuki 17 layer Hammered Damascus steel range brings the classic looks of a Japanese knife coupled with a western handle to give it a more familiar feel.

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 - Paring

Similar to a petty utility knife, but typically shorter blades. These are great for peeling and trimming and other off the board tasks. Blades are typically between 60mm and 90mm, with 80mm being very popular.


Saya and Blade Covers that fit this Knife: Our wooden 80mm paring knife Saya fits this knife. You can also use the 150mm plastic blade guard, but it will of course be a bit longer than the blade. 


Knife Type: Petty-Utility
Steel Type: VG10 (Stain resistant steel)
Blade Hardness: HRC 60-62
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 80mm (3.1")
Blade Height: 23mm (0.9")
Blade Thickness: 2mm (0.1")
Ferrule Material: Stainless Steel
Handle Material: Green Pakka wood
Handle Length: 108mm (4.3")
Weight: 71g (2.5 ounces)


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