One of the top manufacturers in the city of Sakai, known as the “city of knives” that used to be known as the “Venice of the East”. The 600 year continuous tradition, cultivated the Sakai Takayuki brand, making it one of the most famous today in Japan. In 1982 these knives earned the rare distinction to be designated as Traditional Arts and Crafts.

The Inox line of products is hand finished by expert craftsmen and is made using AUS-8 stainless steel and a POM resin western type handle. Razor sharp out of the box this is a line carrying a legendary name at affordable prices.

This is usually a single bevel knife traditionally designed for filleting small and medium size fishes. Nowadays, it is used by many to break down and filleting small poultry too. Its heavy, sturdy structure allows it to easily cut small bones of fish and poultry but is not recommended on larger bones as it may chip.

Brand / Blacksmith: Sakai Takayuki
Series: Inox (Western Handle)
Knife type: Deba
Blade Length / Total length mm: 165 / 285
Grind: Single Bevel
Finish: Polished
Steel type: AUS-8 (Stainless)
Forging method: Monosteel
HRC hardness: 58 – 60
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: POM Resin (Antibacterial)
Spine Thickness at heel / tip mm: 3,2 / 0,9
Blade height at heel mm: 51
Weight gr: 277