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Takeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mm
Takeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mm Takeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mmTakeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mmTakeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mm
Takeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mm Takeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mmTakeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mmTakeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mm

Takeda Stainless Clad Nakiri Large 170mm

Item #: TakedaNAS-NakiriLg

Average Customer Rating:
(5 out of 5 based on 9 reviews)

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Takeda now offers the companyís iconic Aogami Super knives with stainless cladding and we are thrilled to carry these easy to maintain performance knives on our site.
Shosui Takedaís interpretation of Western and traditional Japanese patterns has garnered global praise and an incredibly loyal following of knife enthusiasts. Prized for their height, thin ductile blades, excellent grinds and completely unique aesthetic, Takedaís Aogami Super Stainless Clad series of knives are some of the best-selling knives on our site.

This 170mm nakiri has a great 50/50 compound grind that ends in an incredibly acute edge, making veggie prep a breeze. Fit and finish is very good and the octagonal, rosewood handle matches the character of these unique knives perfectly.

  • Brand: Takeda Hamono
  • Blacksmith: Shosui Takeda
  • Location: Niimi Japan
  • Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
  • Core Steel: Aogami Super
  • Cladding: Stainless
  • Finish: Kurouchi
  • Handle: Rosewood Octagonal
  • Ferrule: Black Pakka Wood
  • Edge Grind: Even 50/50
  • Weight: 5.2 ounces
  • Blade Length: 170 mm (6.75")
  • Overall Length: 300 mm (12")
  • Thickness at Heel: 3.1 mm
  • Blade Height: 56.8 mm

    Please know that all measurements are approximations! Takeda-san and his helpers make each of these knives by hand, without a template. As a result, every knife is unique and the stats will vary.

    **Please see custom saya page for saya information.

  • Customer Reviews

    Product Reviews

    5  Beautiful knife, March 21, 2017
    Posted By: Alex

    Excellent f&f, arrived very sharp, great balance, nice patina forming but seems not to be overly reactive. My favorite knife for all except a few tasks

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    5  Worth it! , March 9, 2017
    Posted By: Liz - verified customer

    I saw this knife online a year ago and had to have it! I debated whether spending so much was worth it, but based on the family-owned Japanese business and the knives being hand-forged, I went for it! I shopped several sites before deciding on this one and also bought from this site since it's family-owned. I appreciated their input and customer service. Not many places keep this knife in stock. I have started cooking healthier and healthier. I now eat about a 91% plant-based diet, where I chop up a lot of fruits and veggies. I use this knife to chop up all my fruits and veggies and it is amazing. It chops up onions and garlic, and other veggies like that way quicker than any other fancy tools to do. I love the Japanese writing and the heart really drew me in.

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    5  Takeda nakiri, February 13, 2017
    Posted By: Bill - verified customer

    This is my first knife by Takeda, and it certainly does not disappoint. Comes with an awesome edge, and stays scalpel sharp with minimal touchup. The craftsmanship, fit, and finish cannot be realized until you have it in hand. As usual, CKTG provided me with a pleasant experience from start to finish. Could not imagine the need to look anywhere else for these fine knives.

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    5  Takeda Stainless AS Nikiri, September 20, 2016
    Posted By: Bruce - verified customer
    3 people found this review helpful

    Fantastic product. Super hiigh quality, balance, chops and slices like no other!
    Customer service and delivery spot on!


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    5  Takeda Stainless AS Nikiri, September 20, 2016
    Posted By: Bruce - verified customer
    3 people found this review helpful

    Fantastic product. Super hiigh quality, balance, chops and slices like no other!
    Customer service and delivery spot on!


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    5  great veg knife, August 18, 2016
    Posted By: Clinton McCann - verified customer
    3 people found this review helpful

    super light, super sharp. I can tell already that this will be a favorite knife, easy to maintain, total workhorse!

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    5  Product Review, September 6, 2014
    Posted By: Bob Z - verified customer
    3 people found this review helpful

    Just got my knife yesterday. It was worth the wait. It was lighter and more balanced than i expected and just glides through veggies. Im happy with this purchase!

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    5  Product Review, August 25, 2014
    Posted By: Lou - verified customer
    3 people found this review helpful

    After much research, I decided to invest in the Takeda Nakiri. The reviews and history of Takeda knives certainly did not disappoint. I don't need to rehash all the wonderful features but I will mention how I store this knife. I certainly recommend that after use and cleaning it be stored on a magnetic strip with nothing touching the edge. This will insure proper air circulation for drying.
    I also purchased the saya for storage and transporting. I used some mineral oil on the saya to match the look of the rosewood handle. Then, instead of putting it in a draw, I came up with a way to mount the knife and saya on the side of an existing knife block using plastic adhesive tool hooks.
    See image at link:

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/coney_island_guy/15022874265/sizes/l

    I bought the Takeda sharpening stone for this knife, and use a strop for occasional touch-ups after use. Very easy to follow the angle of the blade.

    This knife is well worth the cost, and will be treasured for generations to come.


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    5  Product Review, June 24, 2014
    Posted By: Scotty - verified customer
    3 people found this review helpful

    A joy to own. A joy to use. A joy to clean. A joy to sharpen. A joy to admire. I absolutely love this knife. There's nothing quite like holding a handmade, functional piece of art like a Takeda blade. It somehow automatically connects you to hundreds of years of history and tradition. To me, the knife is priceless.

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