Takayuki Iwai Blue Steel No.2 Kurouchi Finish Nakiri Japanese Chef Knife 165mm

Takayuki Iwai
Our hand crafted stock is extremely limited. Purchase now to avoid any delays!


$199.00 USD

This knife from Takayuki Iwai is made from Aogami No. 2 steel and comes with Kurouchi finish to prevent the blade from rusting. Takayuki Iwai knives are made by hands; they don’t use machines to mass produce because they believe that machine-made knives are less superior than those that are hand made. For Takayuki Iwai, it is quality first.  


Knife Type: Nakiri (Vegetable knife)
Material: Blue steel No.2
Blade Length: 165mm 
Stainless: No. (The blade needs regular maintenance to prevent rusting.)
Blade Thickness: 4.0mm
Blade Height: 52mm
Handle Length: 127mm

*No saya sheaths currently available for Iwai knives.


 Use & Care       

- Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.
- Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade. 

It usually takes 2 –4 weeks for us to restock should this item is not available. 

 Japanny.com is the sole distributor of Takayuki Iwai knives outside Japan. 

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