Right handed 270mm handmade sakimaru tako yanagi by Konosuke Sakai, blade has a ginsanko stainless steel hagane with a softer stainless jigane. Handle is an octagonal magnolia Ho wood with a horn ferrule.
Konosuke Sakai (pr. Ko-no-skay) is the newest branch of the Kawamura family knife making business Kaneshige Cutlery specializing in the fine hand made knives in the Sakai City tradition since 1932.
Konosuke Sakai knives represent some of the finest knife making in Sakai City; famous for the high quality hand made professional quality knives. Konsuke knives are an innovative blend of traditional materials, designs and techniques with new steels and designs always made with the exacting standards of the best Sakai craftsmanship.
Our Konosuke knives are made to order for us and arrive in small batches, if you don’t see what you are interested feel free to inquire as to what is being made for us.