Takayuki Iwai Blue Steel No.2 Kurouchi Finish Sashimi Japanese Chef Knife
This 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 Sashimi
Material: Aogami No.2 (Blue steel No.2)
Stainless: No. (The blade needs regular maintenance to prevent rusting.)
Blade Length: 210mm
Blade Thickness: 4.0mm
Blade Height: 28mm
Handle Length: 127mm
*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.
We can change the blade length according to your preference.
It usually takes 2 –4 weeks for us to restock should this item is not available.
Japanny.com is the sole distributor of Takayuki Iwai knives outside Japan.
-- Process of making a Japanese knife --
-- Hand forging a Japanese knife (with GoPro!) --