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Takayuki Iwai

Takayuki Iwai Blue Steel No.2 Fumon Damascus Series Sashimi Japanese Chef Knife 200mm

$409.00 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: Yanagiba Sashimi 
Material: Aogami No.2 (Blue steel No.2)
Blade Length: 200mm 
Stainless: No. (The blade needs regular maintenance to prevent rusting.)   
Blade Height:26mm
Blade Thickness:3.3mm
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.    

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