Masutani Sairyu VG10 Damascus Nakiri 165mm Western Handle

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Handle Colour Black

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The Masutani VG10 line undoubtedly represents the best value for such low price. 

Cladded in soft stainless steel, the knife has VG10 steel core which is the most popular steel in Japanese kitchen.  With thin grind behind the edge, the Masutani is more like a laser to allow you can cut through food effortlessly. 

Handle design is western handle with black pekka wood and two stainless pin. 

In all, it is a great all rounder knife to use everyday. If you are new to the world of Japanese knives, this is a good knife to start with. 




129 g 

Total Length

297 mm 

Tip to Heel Length

165 mm 

Blade Height at Heel

46.5 mm 

Width of Spine Above Heel 

1.6 mm 

Width of Spine at Middle of Blade

 1.6 mm 

Width of Spine at about 1cm From the Tip

1.6 mm 


VG10 stainless core with stainless damascus cladding


HRC 60

Handle Design

Western pakkawood handle

Most of our products are handmade in Japan, and sometimes the one that you receive maybe slightly different to the photo. This is very common and in no way it will affect the performance of the product.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do feel free to let us know.


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Kakumei and its sister shop Knives and Stones has been in the Japanese homeware industry for almost 10 years. We have suppliers all over Japan: from Nigara Hamono in Aomori to the Satsuma Kirko Kagoshima.

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