Sakai Takayuki

Sakai Takayuki Ginsanko Wa Gyutou 210mm (8.2")

Chef's Knife

Sakai Takayuki Ginsanko Wa Series

With a Silver 3 steel core and Ginsan stain resistant cladding, this line is hand forged by Master Craftsman Suogo Yamatsuka in Sakai. Octagonal ebony handles and water buffalo ferrules provide a comfortable non-slip grip. These beautifully crafted knives have excellent edge retention, balance and superior fit and finish.


Handle material Ebony Wood
Blade length 210 mm (8.2")
Thickness at spine 2.9 mm 
Thickness at tip 0.7 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 62
Edge / Bevel
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 Japanese chef knives


Works Well With

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