Japanese Magnolia wood (Ho-no-ki), is often used to make saya covers for traditional and Western-style knives. This is because it is soft, moisture-resistant, and contains no strong resins that might cause corrosion in carbon steel. For safety, a pin is used to keep the blade and sheath in place.
|Knife Size||Saya Dimension|
|Gyuto 7″ (180mm)||1.65″W x 0.078″H (42mm x 2mm)|
|Gyuto 8.25″ (210mm)||1.88″W x 0.078″H (48mm x 2mm)|
|Gyuto 9.5″ (240mm)||2.08″W x 0.078″H (53mm x 2mm)|
|Gyuto 10.5″ (270mm)||2.20″W x 0.078″H (56mm x 2mm)|
|Gyuto 11.8″ (300mm)||2.32″W x 0.078″H (59mm x 2mm)|
- Dry the knife before placing it into the Saya
Saya Cover Compatilibility
- This Saya Cover made only for Yoshihiro Knife. It MIGHT NOT fit to other brand knives.
- This Saya Cover DOES NOT fit to our Kurouchi Black forged knives.