The Nakiri 45 layer hand hammered Sakai Takayuki has a Swedish steel inner core. This is a light knife with amazing edge retention and is very sharp. The handle has an Octagonal shape made of magnolia and are easy to grip when wet. All Sakai Takayuki knives are hand sharpened to ensure supreme sharpness out of the box.
Nakiri is Japanese knife for vegetable chopper. The Nakiri blade shape is traditional for Japanese vegetable knives and is mostly used for cutting all kinds of vegetables. In spite of its hatchet shape, this knife is not suitable for dissecting bones.