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.
The Nakiri that looks like a small cleaver, is a specialized knife for vegetables. It is a double bevel knife and has a tall, thin blade in order to go through vegetables easily. It is a very popular knife throughout Japan as well as the rest of the world because its specialized profile makes the veggie preparation so easy. Feels nimble in the handle despite its size and its thin blade is designed for precise cuts. Perfect for chopping, slicing and push cuts.
This 180mm Nakiri is suitable for people starting in the Japanese knives world but still prefer a western handle. Ideal for veggie lovers, will fly through all ingredients.