|Brand||Sakai Takayuki Knives by Aoki Hamono|
|Product Code||Boning knife for fish, meat and poultry|
Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife
Product Code : Boning knife for fish, meat and poultry
Availability : 6
Technical characteristics of Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife
Blade length: 240 mm
Overall length: 405 mm
Blade width: 37 mm
Weight: 139 g
Material: 33-Layer Damascus steel blade, handmade lacquer covered handle
Left or right hand: Both left and right hand
How to use Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife?
Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife has a long straight narrow blade for cutting big blocks of fish, meat and poultry in one stroke. Hard-wearing Damascus steel gives the knife strength to separate meat from bone as well as slice through joints and cartilage. Also, this knife is loved by the left-handed sushi and sashimi chefs. Its form is similar to the traditional Japanese Yanagiba knifes used for sashimi and sushi, but Yanagiba knives are usually made only for right hand. And Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife’ sharp edge allows to cut sushi rolls not even slightly smashing them.
Where is Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife made?
Sakai Takayuki Knives are made by Aoki Hamono in Sakai city. Since the 12th century, when Sakai iron forging craftshops started making Samurai swords, this region remained one of the main centers for producing Japanese best quality blades. Sakai Takayuki Knives by Aoki Hamono are fully handmade by the professionals passing Sakai blade-making technologies for generations. 2 forge masters and 4 polish masters of Aoki Hamono have the high rank of Traditional Craftsman – “伝統工芸士”, granted by the Japanese government.
What makes Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife so special?
Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife’s blade has the following features:
- made from 33 layers of steel with Damascus pattern, unique for each blade,
- the VG10 Steel enriched with chromium, molybdenum, vanadium and cobalt as a durable core,
- the traces of hammer on the blade’s surface help the knife to glide better without sticking to the product.
Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife’s weight is only 139 g, so your hand won’t be tired even after cutting a lot of fish or meat. As the blade is symmetrical, this knife can be used for both left and right hand.
The handle of Black Shine series is made in Kumamoto Prefecture famous for its lacquer techniques. The master repeats covering the handle with thin layers of natural lacquer and waits several days for drying, the whole process takes about one month for each handle. The top of Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife is cut diagonally. You can buy Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Boning Knife from Japan at fair price in our store.