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Takayuki Iwai Blue Steel No.2 Kurouchi Finish Santoku Japanese Chef Knife 165mm

Takayuki Iwai
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The Takayuki Iwai Santoku Knife series is made from Aogami No. 2 steel and with Kurouchi finish to prevent the blade from rusting. Takayuki Iwai knives are made by hands; they don’t use machines to mass produce because they believe that machine-made knives are less superior than those that are hand made. For Takayuki Iwai, it is quality first.   


Knife Type: Santoku (All purpose knife )
Material: Aogami 2go (Blue steel No.2)
Blade Length: 165mm 
Steel Type: Stainless 
Blade Height:45mm
Blade Thickness:3.0mm
Handle Length: 125mm

There is NO sheath cover suitable for this knife.

Use & Care

- Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.
- Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.

 It usually takes 2 –4 weeks for us to restock should this item is not available. 

 Japanny.com is the sole distributor of Takayuki Iwai knives outside Japan.   

-- Process of making a Japanese knife --
-- Hand forging a Japanese knife (with GoPro!) --  

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