Takayuki Iwai Blue Steel No.2 Kurouchi Yanagiba Japanese Knife 270mm Shitan Handle
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Takayuki IwaiThis knife from Takayuki Iwai is made from Aogami 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.
Knife Type: Yanagiba
Steel Type: Blue Steel No.2 (Carbon Steel, Rust Prone)
Blade Hardness: HRC 61-62
Blade Type: Single edged blade
Blade Length: 270mm (10.6")
Blade Height: 35mm (1.4")
Blade Thickness: 5mm (0.197")
Ferrule Material: Pakka wood
Handle Material: Shitan
Handle Length: 138mm (5.4")
Weight: 181g (6.4 ounces)
Use and 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.
- Do not use a dishwasher to clean your knife.