Sakai Takayuki

Sakai Takayuki 45 Layer Damascus Wa Gyutou 180mm (7.1")

Chef's Knife

Sakai Takayuki 45 layer VG10 Damascus

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")
Thickness at spine 1.8 mm
Thickness at tip 0.7 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.

Works Well With