Experience the perfect blend of tradition and innovation with the Sakai Takayuki Kokushin VG10 Damascus Nakiri
— a chef's staple reimagined. Crafted in the esteemed workshops of Sakai, Japan, this 160mm nakiri
is a testament to a city's legacy in blade excellence that has stood the test of time.
With a 44.5mm blade height and a slender spine thickness of just 2mm, this knife promises agility and precision in every cut. Its weight of 158g (5.5oz) makes it a light yet balanced instrument, allowing for tireless chopping and slicing of vegetables and herbs.
The heart of the blade boasts VG10 stainless steel, renowned for its superior edge retention and resistance to corrosion, making it a reliable companion in the busiest of kitchens. The stunning stainless Damascus cladding isn't just for show; the hammered texture minimizes friction and prevents food from sticking, enhancing your cutting efficiency.
Engineered to a Rockwell hardness of 60±, the blade ensures robustness and longevity, keeping its edge through countless uses. The double bevel edge is sharpened to a 50/50 angle, catering to both left and right-handed chefs, providing a seamless cutting experience.
Complementing the formidable blade is the oak octagonal handle, meticulously shaped to fit comfortably in your hand, reducing fatigue and enhancing control. This handle is not just a tool but a statement of elegance that will stand out in any kitchen setting.
Manufacturer: Sakai Takayuki
Location: Sakai, Japan
Steel Type: VG10 Stainless Steel
Cladding: Stainless Damascus Hammered
Rockwell Hardness: 60+-
Edge: Double Bevel (50/50)
Handle: Oak Octagonal
Weight: 5.5 oz (158 g)
Edge Length: 161 mm
Total Length: 310 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 2.1 mm
Blade Height: 44.3 mm