Takayuki Iwai Blue Super Steel Kurouchi Finish Nakiri Japanese Chef Knife

Takayuki Iwai
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IWAI-BS-B-NA165

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This knife from Takayuki Iwai is made from Aogami super 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. 

 Specifications 

Knife Type: Nakiri (Vegetable knife)
Material: Aogami Super (Blue super steel)
Blade Length: 165mm 
Stainless: No. (The blade needs regular maintenance to prevent rusting.)  
Blade Height:52mm
Blade Thickness:3.0mm
Handle Length: 128mm
Weight:190g

 

*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!) --



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