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Sakai Takayuki by Itsuo Doi Blue Steel 2 Yanagi 300mm (11.8") Ebony Handle with Saya

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Specifications

Style : Yanagi
Length : 300mm (11.8")
Weight : 12.8 oz
Special Feature : Kasumi
Blade Steel Type : Ao-ko (Blue Steel 2)
Handle material : (Kokutan) Ebony
HRC : 61-62
Bevel Angle Ratio : Single bevel
Cover : A wooden saya is included

Blade & Handle

The Blue 2 Steel series is the product of generations of blacksmiths from the Doi family, who have continued to craft some of the best knives in Sakai. This knife has been forged by Itsuo Doi (son of Keijiro Doi who retired in 2011) who is a third generation blacksmith of the Doi Family. Experience the harmonious balance between the cutting edge and flexibility of this yanagi made for professional use.

This knife is representative of the quality knives that are forged in Sakai and made with a great deal of attention to detail.

Yanagi Knife

Created for slicing raw fish, this yanagi is also ideal for carving cooked meat, thinly slicing vegetables or portioning terrines and pates.

Warning: Carbon steel knives will rust if not maintained properly. Use the Tsukiji Masamoto or Sabitohru Rust Remover to clean oxidized blades.
-Tsukiji masamoto Rust Remover
-Sabitohru Rust Remover