Yoshihiro VG-10 Honyaki Sakimaru Takobiki Japanese Sushi Sashimi Knife with Double Nickel Silver Ring Corian Ebony Handle

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Yoshihiro VG10 Honyaki knives are handcrafted with extraordinary skill, forged of the highest quality steel according to the traditional methods used in ancient Japanese sword making by our master artisans of incomparable skill, some of which have over 50 years of experience. Honyaki means "true forged" and is the purest reflection that draws out the hardness of refined steel while infusing it with enough resiliency to perform consistently traditional art of Japanese sword making. A single piece of VG-10 with a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 62-63, is heated in hearths that reach temperatures in the thousands and quenched for extreme hardness creating knives of the highest caliber, blending aesthetics and performance. 

This Yoshihiro VG10 Honyaki Sakimaru-Takobiki knife is complimented with a traditional Japanese style Premium Ebony handle with Sterling Silver ring and double ironwood bolster equipped with a protective wooden sheath called a "Saya," which protects the knife and adds to its appearance when not in use. 

The Sakimaru Takobiki is a long slicing knife that was designed to slice paper thin slices of fish for sashimi and its round sharp tip is useful for cutting the long tentacles of the Sashimi. The beauty of its elegant thin blade is its ability to slice through an ingredient in long uninterrupted strokes, preserving its integrity and freshness. The Takobiki is thinner than a Yanagi and is unique tool for preparing delicate ingredients. The Takobiki Sakimaru is also valued for the its effectiveness at cutting perfect sushi rolls and the way the rounded tip can be angled along the cutting board for clean slices. Even the simplest of tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional.

HRC 62-63
Handle Material Ebony
Grade Honyaki
Bolster Material Double Nickel Silver Ring White Corian (color varies)
Stain Resistant Yes Handle Shape Octagonal
Blade Material VG-10 Stainless Steel Saya Cover Ebony
Edge Angle Single Edged

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