CA001 Japanese Kiritsuke-Santoku Knife VG10 Damascus Steel 160mm – Sakai Takayuki [$138.00]

Japanese VG10 Damascus Kiritsike Santoku Knife Sakai Takayuki and its case
BrandSakai Takayuki
Knife TypeKiritsuke Santoku
Blade MaterialVG10 Damascus (Stainless)
HardnessAround 61 HRC
Double beveled edgeFor right and left-hand users
HandleMahogany wood
Blade Length160mm (6.3inch)
Total Length295mm (10.4inch)
Weight168grs (5.9oz)
CountryMade in Japan

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Sakai Takayuki brand Kiritsuke-Santoku knife, made of 33 layers VG10 Damascus steel.

Sakai Takayuki is the most famous Damascus kitchen knife brand in Osaka, Japan. This Kiritsuke Santoku can be used for various foods in the same way as normal Santoku knives, and it also has an advantage that it is convenient to work using the tip.

The 32 layers damascus steel blade with vg10 edge is very sharp and resistant against rust, so maintenance is easy.

  1. Blade  : Cutting edge VG10 steel (product of Takefu steel Co., Ltd.) is one of the best steels for Japanese knife. (1)Very hard and sharp , (2)superior edge retention (3)and has oxidation resistance. HRC = 60-61, Chromium =15%-16%. And the VG10 steel cutting edge is integrated into 32 layers damascus steel.

  2. Tsuba : This part is called Tsuba. There is no space between the blade and handle. So keep clean, and prevents corruption. Almost high-class kitchen knife has Tsuba.

  3. Handle : made of mahogany wood.


  • Keep clean and dry after use.
  • Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
  • Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.