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Takeda Classic Nakiri 165mm Large
Takeda Classic Nakiri 165mm Large
Takeda Classic Nakiri 165mm Large

Takeda Classic Nakiri 165mm Large

Item #: Takeda Classic Nakiri 165mm L
Our Price: $260.00
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This Takeda Nakiri Bocho AS Large measures 165mm or about 7" on the blade. Master Blacksmith Shosui Takeda is a third-generation master blacksmith. Shosui Takeda was born and raised in Niimi, Okayama in Japan. After Shosui graduated from a university and worked in Tokyo, he returned to his hometown, Niimi to succeed to his father, as a blacksmith. Since 1985 he has strived and studied to produce the very best hand-forged blades and tools. These knives use Hitachi Aogami Super Steel and have rosewood octagonal handles. All his knives have 50/50 edges and octagonal handles so they are good for either right handed or left handed users.

  • Weight: 5.2 ounces
  • Spine thickness: 2.8 mm
  • Blade length: 175 mm (6.75 in)
  • Overall length: 310 mm (12.25 in)
  • Blade height: 57.0 mm

    ** If you are buying a saya: The specifications of Takeda knives can vary so we prefer to fit the saya to the knife at the time you purchase the knife. We may need to make the saya to fit the knife. This will delay shipping 7-10 days. We will contact you if this is necessary.

  • Customer Reviews
    Average rating is 5
    5.0
    By:  CaptCaliber
    Asheville,NC
    Very stain resistant for carbon,doesnít discolor foods,I think the black iron cladding protects from that. I have left mine wet many times and never developed rust. Excellent edge geometry make this knife a laser cutter and a joy to sharpen. Pics do not do justice to the beautiful Rosewood.
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    5.0
    By:  JoeyO
    White Sulpher Springs,Wv
    Takes an amazing edge and stands up to the rigors of a professional kitchen very well. Super thin,I was afraid of chipping and rusting at first but so far none. What can I say other than I love this thing.
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    5.0
    By:  dassonville chris
    FRANCE
    As a professional chef,takeda is one of my favorite after my M. Carter international pro series knives set; just be careful with rust ! And easy to sharpen for beginners ...
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    5.0
    By:  Brunno Rocha
    Melbourne
    Perfect! Best knife I ever had!
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    5.0
    By:  TL
    San Francisco,MA
    Super thin blade,very well balanced. Excellent construction,wish i had bought a nakkiri sooner.
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    5.0
    By:  Joe S
    Germany
    I already had a Gyuto,Deba,and a Petty from Takeda so I wasn’t sure if I really needed to buy a Nakiri. Now that I have it I realize how different a cutting tool a Nakiri is compared to a slicing type knife. Its a great addition to my set and Takeda makesn awesome knife as always. This one even has a dimpled (hammered) blade. It is a joy to cut vegetables with this knife and its so sharp it almost cuts through the vegetable with just the weight of the knife itself. If you are debating getting one,stop debating and do it. I recommend the large size because it acts almost like a mini cleaver and its easy to handle. Chef Knives To Go is the best place to but kitchen knives on the internet! Thanks!
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    5.0
    By:  Jason
    Mississauga,ON
    Arrived very fast,and very sharp right out of the box. Very nice "rustic" look,slices and dices with ease (Awesome on onions),feels very comfortable in a pinch-grip.
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    5.0
    By:  vernon willis
    kingston ontario canada
    great takeda nakiri knife.

    Worked with it a week now and has held up to the work i’am putting it through,comfortable,and light. great knife
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    5.0
    By:  Timothy
    Florida
    The blade geometry is great. This knife has the least amount of sticktion than any of the knives Ihave used.
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    5.0
    By:  Dan
    Anchorage,Alaska
    Exactly what I expected,a well made blue steel knife that is extremely sharp and stays sharp. I love this knife for preparing vegetables.
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    5.0
    By:  Dan
    Anchorage,Alaska
    Exactly what I expected,a well made blue steel knife that is extremely sharp and stays sharp. I love this knife for preparing vegetables.
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    5.0
    By:  Brandon
    Waupaca WI
    This knife is a dream. Breezes though all veggies like no other Nakiri I have used. Takeda truly understands the needs of a chef in a professional kitchen....or just makes damn good knives that translate well. And CKTG is amazing as usual
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