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Sakai Kikumori - Nihonko Cleaver 180mm

  • £140.00


A nice weighty butchers style cleaver here, constructed from SK carbon steels and finished with a riveted Yo (western) style handle. Carrying a lower price tag and less pizzaz than it’s hand forged counterparts the Nihonko range could easily be written off, but we’ll champion it all day long, with It’s lovely thin profile and excellent sharpenability these knives are a truly excellent choice for professionals, enthusiastic home cooks and those looking to dip their toe into the world of Japanese knives.

Great for breaking down carcasses, cutting chops, jointing chickens, smashing garlic or many others kitchen tasks.


Nihonko Cleaver 180mm

Blade Material – SK Carbon Steel

Handle Material – Pakka Wood

Blade length – 180mm

Total Length – 300mm

Blade Height – 90mm

Weight – 705g

Hardness – 62

Sakai, in the Osaka region of Japan has been a thriving hub for Japanese blade making for over 600 years. Sakai Kikumori, itself approaching 100 years in business, continue to work with some of the areas most skilled craftspeople to produce a broad range of cutlery.


Knives are only available to persons over 18 years of age. Due to the nature of our business ALL customers will be asked to prove their age at checkout.