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Sakai Takayuki: a legendary kitchen knife brand

Sakai Takayuki is an ancient knife brand from Japan known for their craftsmanship, high quality, and innovation. For over 4 centuries, Sakai Takayuki has been forging high-quality knives. This centuries-old experience results in a vast amount of expertise. Sakai Takayuki produces knives that you can rely on, ensuring pure quality for years of cutting pleasure, both for you and your grandchildren.

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Fast delivery from our own stock
Free shipping over 1200 kr
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More than 16.000 products
Fast delivery from our own stock
Free shipping over 1200 kr
Free returns within 30 days
More than 16.000 products
Fast delivery from our own stock
Free shipping over 1200 kr

Why choose Sakai Takayuki?

Craftsmanship and tradition

The Sakai Takayuki knives are hand-crafted in Sakai, Japan with much care and craftsmanship. The attention to detail and use of the finest materials give these knives unparalleled cutting capabilities.

Exceptional sharpness and durability

Sakai Takayuki knives are forged and hardened according to centuries-old techniques. This results in extraordinary sharpness that is retained for a long time. At the same time, Sakai Takayuki move with the times: modern technology is also used to create exceptional knives while honouring tradition.

A large range of Japanese kitchen knives

Sakai Takayuki offers many different knife series to suit the needs of both professional chefs and amateur chefs. Whether you are looking for a knife for everyday use or the creation of a masterpiece for special occasions: Sakai Takayuki always has a knife that perfectly suits your style and preference.

Sakai Takayuki Series

Sakai Takayuki 33 Layer Damascus

The Sakai Takayuki 33 Layer Damascus series is a true showpiece. The beautiful layered damascus pattern and steel core of hard VG10 give these knives their excellent cutting performance and flashy looks. The Western-style handle provides a comfortable grip and full control while cutting.

Sakai Takayuki 33 Layer VG10 Damascus Hammered WA

The Sakai Takayuki 33 Layer VG10 Damascus Hammered WA series combines the beauty of damascus steel with a unique hammered pattern. The light WA-shaped handle, made from magnolia and buffalo horn, offers an authentic Japenese cutting experience.

Sakai Takayuki 45 Layer Damascus

With 45 layers of high-quality steel, the Sakai Takayuki 45 Layer Damascus series is the perfect choice for those who crave the ultimate sharpness. The traditional handle feels great in hand and offers perfect precision.

Sakai Takayuki Blue Super

The Sakai Takayuki Blue Super-serie is known for its Blue Super steel, in Japanese: Aogami. This offers unparalleled sharpness and long-lasting performance. The rustic finish of the blade make these knives a real statement in your kitchen. The traditional Japanese handle, made from magnolia wood and buffalo horn, ensure a comfortable and good grip.

Sakai Takayuki Gin San

The Sakai Takayuki Gin San series, with their stainless Gin San steel and stunning polished blade, has fantastic cutting capabilities. This steel has the sharpness of carbon steel, but unlike actual carbon steel, Gin San steel is stainless! The handle is made from magnolia wood, adding a touch of luxury.

Sakai Takayuki Blue 2 Steel Japanese Style

The Sakai Takayuki Blue 2 Steel Japanese Style series, made from Blue 2 steel, is easy to sharpen and well-known for its excellent sharpness retention. The knives are not corrosion resistant. The traditional Japanese handle, with its distinctive shape, offers an authentic Japanese cutting experience.

Sakai Takayuki Tokujo

The Sakai Takayuki Tokujo series offers exceptional quality for professional chefs. With hard VG10 steel and an ergonomic handle, each knife in this series offers superior cutting force and control. What's remarkable about this series is that it contains some highly specialist Japanese knives.

Sakai Takayuki Nanairo

The Sakai Takayuki Nanairo series is truly unique. It's a collection of knives that effortlessly combines beauty and craftsmanship. The handles look deceptively simplistic, but the hammered blades of damascus steel steal the show.

History of Sakai Takayuki

Sakai Takayuki originates from the legendary knife city Sakai, Japan. While Sakai may be similar to Seki, these are truly different cities. For centuries, Sakai has been renowned across the globe for its high-quality knives used by professional chefs. Sakai Takayuki builds upon this rich tradition, employing artisanal skills passed down from generation to generation.

With the finest people, materials, and techniques, Sakai Takayuki produces knives of extraordinary quality and beauty. The passion for craftsmanship and the pursuit of perfection are what made Sakai Takayuki a trusted brand among professional chefs and knife enthusiasts everywhere.

Whether you are a professional looking for the best tools in the kitchen or an amateur chef looking to enhance their culinary skills, Sakai Takayuki has the knives you need.

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