Sakai Takayuki

Sakai Takayuki Byakko Kiritsuke Yanagi 300mm (11.8")

Slicing Knife

The stunning Byakko line from Sakai Takyuki is hand forged by top blacksmiths to create a truly special knife. Each blade is hammered and shaped with Yasuki White #1 'Shiro-ichi' steel, renowned for its ability to hold a long lasting edge. Water resistant ebony handles with water buffalo horn bolster and butt cap and a wooden knife sheath complete the package.

*These knives are single edged and are for right handed users. Please contact us for pricing on left handed models.


Handle material Ebony
Blade length 300 mm (11.8")
Thickness at spine 3.6 mm
Thickness at tip 0.8 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 61
Edge / Bevel Single

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 Japanese chef knives
  • Carbon steel is not rust resistant and requires special care. Wipe your knife completely after use to prevent oxidization.

Works Well With

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