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Takayuki Iwai Blue Super Steel Kurouchi Finish Santoku Japanese Chef Knife 165mm

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

IWAI-BS-B-SA165

$249.00 USD

This knife from Takayuki Iwai is made from Aogami super 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.  

Specifications 

Knife Type: Santoku (All-purpose knife)
Material: Aogami Super (Blue super steel)
Blade Length: 165mm 
Stainless: No. (The blade needs regular maintenance to prevent rusting.)   
Blade Height:44mm
Blade Thickness:3.5mm
Handle Length: 128mm
Weight:150g

 

*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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