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Takayuki Iwai

Takayuki Iwai ZDP189 Hammered Santoku Japanese Chef Knife 170mm

$569.00 USD

This knife from Takayuki Iwai is made from ZDP189. 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: Santoku knife
Steel Type: ZDP189 Hammered
Blade Type: Double-edged Blade
Blade Length: 170mm
Blade Height: 47mm
Blade Thickness: 2.5mm
Handle Length: 115mm
Weight: 194g

There is NO sheath cover suitable for this knife.


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


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