Takashi Saji Damascus SRS13 Kiritsuke Gyuto Ironwood
Blacksmith: Takeshi Saji 佐治 武士
Profile: Kiritsuke Gyuto
Steel Type: Powder Steel (Stainless)
Handle: '' Ironwood ''
Blade length: 180mm
Hardness: 62-63 HRC
Originally from Takefu village, Takeshi Saji began learning to work at his father's forge in 1966. He is the third generation blacksmith in his family. He continually strives to forge a better blade. Master Saji has a unique eye for fine workmanship, and he is constantly innovating by bringing new looks to knives.
Saji-san is also known for producing exceptional knives with high quality materials and incredible attention to detail. He forges each blade by hand using traditional Japanese techniques that not only produce an amazingly beautiful knife, but also a knife that performs at the highest level. Each knife is sharpened by hand on a progression of Japanese stones to obtain an exceptional edge.