Sakai Takayuki

Sakai Takayuki 45 Layer Damascus Two Piece Santoku Set

Chef's Knife

Sakai Takayuki 45 layer VG10 Damascus

 Save 10% off regular price of $274 when purchasing as a set.

Set includes: Santoku 180mm (7.1") / Petty 150mm (5.9") 

This line is crafted out of a 45 layer hand hammered layered Damascus steel with a Swedish steel cutting core. These knives have a seriously sharp edge, excellent edge retention and a light center balanced feel.  Octagonal walnut handles, which have been used for centuries in Japan, are comfortable in the hand and easy to grip even when wet. Each knife is hand sharpened to ensure maximum sharpness out of the box.


Handle material Walnut 
Blade length 180 mm (7.1") / 150mm (5.9")
Thickness at spine 1.8 mm / 1.6 mm
Thickness at tip 0.7 mm / 0.6 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 60
Bevel / Edge Double (50/50)

Use & Care

  • Handwash in warm water and towel dry
  • Do not cut frozen foods
  • Use a sharpening stone, not a honing steel, to re-sharpen your knife.

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