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Sakai Takayuki Homura Guren (Aogami 2 Steel) Japanese Chef's Kengata-Utility Knife 150mm with Urushi Lacquered Oak Handle

Sakai Takayuki Homura Guren (Aogami 2 Steel) Japanese Chef's Kengata-Utility Knife 150mm with Urushi Lacquered Oak Handle

Regular price £229.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £229.00 GBP

The Sakai Takayuki Homura Guren Japanese Chef's Kengata-Utility Knife 150mm with Urushi Lacquered Oak Handle is versatile, smaller knife for slicing, mincing and prep work. The utility knife is between a chef's knife and paring knife in size. A great multipurpose knife for fruits, vegetables with fine skins or soft insides. Ideal knife for slicing salami, sausage, avocados and small soft or hard-crusted bread.

Product Details

Sakai Takayuki Homura Guren series features high quality Kurouchi knives hammer-forged by the skilled blacksmith Itsuo Doi using Blue 2 steel. The unique tried and tested profiles, hand hammered finishes, and convex grinds make these knives the perfect choice for the professional chef and home creative.

Mr. Itsuo Doi is a son of legendary blacksmith Keijiro Doi, whose family has produced some of the finest hand-forged knives for more than 70 years. The family emblem of Mr.Doi is engraved as a certification near the logo on the blade.

The Aoko or Blue Paper (Aogami) No.2 Steel Knife is made from famous Yasugi steel, known as prime high carbon steel, specifically developed for tools and knives. This one has the highest wear for resistance and toughness. It's a very good steel and very popular choice for high end Japanese kitchen knives.

The handles on these knives are Half Rounded Octagonal Oak wood burnt-finished & dyed Japanese Lacquered (Urushi) that recalls the images of Japanese tradition.

  • Kengata-Utility Knife
  • 150mm
  • 45 Layers
  • High Carbon Steel - Aoko or Blue Paper (Aogami) 2 steel
  • Handle - Japanese Lacquered (Urushi-dyed) Oak handle Burnt Finish
  • For left- and right handed use

Knives are not for sale to persons under the age of 18 - All knives and bladed products are dispatched through Age Verified Delivery (AVD). The carrier may ask for proof of age during the delivery process. If valid proof of age is unavailable, or if the recipient is underage, the carrier will decline the delivery.

Specifications

SKU SK-01185
Product Type Utility Knife
Product Category Utility Knives
Color Urushi Oak
Brand Sakai Takayuki
Style Sakai Takayuki Homura Guren
Is Knife Yes
Type of Steel Aogami 2 Steel
Dishwasher Safe No
Origin Japan
Age Verified Yes