Sakai Takayuki Hienn Series by Itsuo Doi Blue #2 Hammer Forged Ni Mai Kengata-Deba 180mm with Saya Sheath

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Sakai Takayuki Hienn Series by Itsuo Doi - 180mm Kengata-Deba Knife

Experience the pinnacle of Japanese craftsmanship with the Sakai Takayuki Hienn Series. Handcrafted in Sakai City, Japan, by the esteemed blacksmith Itsuo Doi, this series embodies the rich traditions and unparalleled quality that Sakai Takayuki is renowned for.

Key Features:

  • Expertly hammer forged Ni Mai construction.
  • Cutting edge crafted from Blue #2 steel, complemented by soft iron cladding.
  • Elegant mirror polish finish for easy maintenance.
  • Impressive HRC of 62-63, ensuring strength and prolonged sharpness.
  • Single bevel right-handed edge grind for precision cutting.
  • Comfortable ebony octagonal handle with a buffalo horn ferrule.
  • Comes with a protective black saya sheath.


  • Blacksmith: Itsuo Doi
  • Construction: Ni Mai, Hammer Forged
  • Location: Sakai, Japan
  • Brand: Sakai Takayuki
  • Line: Hienn
  • Edge Steel: Blue #2
  • Cladding: Soft Iron
  • Finish: Mirror Polish
  • HRC: 62-63
  • Weight: 362g / 12.8oz
  • Edge Length: 185 mm from tip to heel
  • Total Length: 335 mm
  • Edge Grind: Single Bevel Right Handed
  • Height: 50mm
  • Handle: Ebony Octagonal
  • Ferrule: Buffalo Horn

Please note: Each product is handmade, and as such, there may be slight variations in color, weight, pattern, and size.

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