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Takayuki Iwai

Takayuki Iwai Blue Steel No.2 Fumon Damascus Series Gyuto Japanese Chef Knife 180mm

$299.00 USD

This is the Takayuki Iwai Fumon Series. 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: Gyuto Knife (Chef's knife) 
Material: Aogam No.2 (Blue steel no.2)
Blade Length: 180mm 
Stainless: No. (The blade needs regular maintenance to prevent rusting.) 
This knife is designed for right-hand users. 
Blade Height:41mm
Blade Thickness:4.0mm
Handle Length: 128mm


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

-- Process of making a Japanese knife --
-- Hand forging a Japanese knife (with GoPro!) --