Sakai Takayuki 17 Layer Damascus VG10 Kiritsuke Japanese Yanagi Chef Knife with Desert Iron Wood Handle

Sakai Takayuki


This is a beautiful 17 layer folded Damascus steel knife with a VG10 stain-resistant core steel and desert iron wood handle attached to it. Each handle is hand crafted by Mr. Keido Sugihara.

The Kiritsuke Yanagi ba is designed in Japan. It has a single-edge blade with a Western-style handle, combining both Japanese and Western function and practicality in one knife.


Knife Type: Kiritsuke (Sword) Yanagi Knife 
Steel Type: VG10 Stain-resistant steel 
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 300mm
Handle: Desert Iron Wood made by Mr. Sugihara 
Blade Height: 38mm
Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Handle Length: 103mm
Weight: 218g

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.

-- Knife demonstration #1
-- Knife demonstration #2


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