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Takayuki Iwai White Steel No.1 Kurouchi Finish Deba Japanese Chef Knife 150mm with Shitan Handle

Takayuki Iwai
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This knife from Takayuki Iwai is made from Shirogami steel and comes 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: Deba Knife (Fish preparation)
Material: White steel No.1
Stainless: No. (The blade needs regular maintenance to prevent rusting.) 
Blade Length:  150mm
Blade Thickness:8.0mm
Blade Height:48mm
Handle Length: 120mm

*No saya sheaths currently available for Iwai knives.


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.  

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