Home :: Sakai Takayuki Knives :: Sakai Takayuki 17-Layer Damascus Nakiri Vegetable Knife, 160mm / 6.3"

Sakai Takayuki 17-Layer Damascus Nakiri Vegetable Knife, 160mm / 6.3"

Sakai Takayuki 17-Layer Damascus Nakiri Vegetable Knife, 160mm / 6.3"
damascus knife boxes
Finally, I found a great and reasonably priced Nakiri! This looks like a vegetable knife used by sushi chefs (called Usuba), but it's thin and super-sharp and so makes a fantastic all-around kitchen chopper (note: it's NOT a cleaver, so don't use it like one... frozen foods, root vegetables and other hard items can damage any thin and sharp knife). Use it like a straighter version of a santoku or chef's knife for chopping vegetables and fruits and other such items. Just as with the santoku in this series, you get a super sharp and long-lasting VG-10 steel cutting core (just like on a Shun Classic santoku), with a 17-layer hammered steel surface and a beautifully finished natural wood handle. The handle is made of Pakkawood, which has that nice wooden feel and look, but it is impregnated with resin/epoxy so it won't absorb water or warp or crack -- an excellent material!

Makes a great and really useful addition to a santoku or chef's knife, and what a unique and cool gift idea!

Comes in a beautiful gift box.

I'd recommend the fine ceramic hone (see below) for regular/daily maintenance of the edge. As with any knife, use the hone regularly and you'll keep the edge in good shape for a LONG time before you need to think about doing any serious "re-sharpening" or real grinding and refinishing of the edge.

NOTE: This knife is sharpened 50/50 (equally on the right and left side), so it's easy to maintain and fine for right or left hand use. If you look carefully at the edge, you might see a slight right-side bias, this is just because the final edge is so tiny and because of the way they finish the edge; it has NO bearing on right- or left-hand use, sharpening or maintenance and can be ignored, so you should treat the edge just like any standard 50/50 edge.
35%
Details
SKU
SAK-07223
Quantity in stock 3 item(s) available
Retail price: $170.00
Your price: $109.95
You save $60.05 (35%)
Options
Quantity (from 1 to 3)
Felco 903 Diamond-Coated Professional Sharpening Tool
Wusthof Classic IKON Bread Knife, 9-inch (23 cm), Serrated
Opinel Tradition Knife, Olivewood handle, 7cm, Stainless
Felco 903 Diamond-Coated Professional Sharpening Tool Wusthof Classic IKON Bread Knife, 9-inch (23 cm), Serrated Opinel Tradition Knife, Olivewood handle, 7cm, Stainless
$23.95
$129.95
$24.95
 
Wusthof Chef's Case, 17-piece
Wusthof Classic Super Slicer, Wavy Edge (serrated), 10-inch (26 cm)
Yaxell MON Slicer/Carving Knife, 255mm (10")
Wusthof Chef's Case, 17-piece Wusthof Classic Super Slicer, Wavy Edge (serrated), 10-inch (26 cm) Yaxell MON Slicer/Carving Knife, 255mm (10")
$124.95
$119.95
$127.95
 
Felco Pruner Model 11 : screw-mounted anvil blade
Chef's Choice Model 500 Diamond Hone ScissorPro
Opinel Tradition Knife, Beech handle, 8cm, Stainless
Felco Pruner Model 11 : screw-mounted anvil blade Chef's Choice Model 500 Diamond Hone ScissorPro Opinel Tradition Knife, Beech handle, 8cm, Stainless
$53.95
$102.95
$18.49
 
Wusthof Classic 6-inch (16cm) Serrated Utility (Salami) Knife
Wusthof Le Cordon Bleu Santoku Knife, 6.7-inch (17 cm)
Wusthof Stainless Steak Knife Set, 4-piece
Wusthof Classic 6-inch (16cm) Serrated Utility (Salami) Knife Wusthof Le Cordon Bleu Santoku Knife, 6.7-inch (17 cm) Wusthof Stainless Steak Knife Set, 4-piece
$83.95
$108.95
$38.95


Follow paulsfinest on Facebook
Follow paulsfinest on Twitter

 
 
Copyright © 2000-2014 PaulsFinest.com All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.
Not responsible for typographical or other unintentional errors. All orders subject to approval.