Takamura R2 Petty 150mm (5.9")

Utility Knife

Takamura R2

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Takamura Cutlery is a second generation workshop highly regarded by chefs worldwide for producing top quality kitchen knives.  Pioneers in the use of high performing powdered steels, their blades are renowned for their incredible edge retention and extreme attention to detail in every step of the crafting process.

The R2 line is made from R2 powdered steel, known for its remarkable hardness and ability to hold an edge through the rigors of professional use. Featuring incredibly thin blades and steep grind angles, these knives perform at an exceptional level for a reasonable price point. Each knife is hand sharpened to ensure top notch sharpness right out of the box.


Handle material Pakka Wood
Blade length 150 mm - (5.9")
Thickness at spine 1.6 mm 
Thickness at tip 0.7mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 62-63
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


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