Saji Takeshi Ironwood Petty 150mm


A true master piece from one of Japans most famous blacksmiths. This 150mm Saji Takeshi Ironwood Petty has been priced to clear. We have a very limited stock and once they are sold it is likely you wont see them again at anything like these prices.

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Product Description

This hand forged blade from Saji Takeshi is an absolute master piece. The blade is constructed out of SG2 high performance powder steel and finished with a Damascus stainless steel cladding. The handle is constructed out of American Desert Ironwood and fastened with decorative mosaic pins. Like the blade the handles are all hand finished and the result is flawless, perfect balance and razor sharp edges.

Saji Takeshi is a third generation master blacksmith and one of Japan’s most famous. Saji is also a founding member of the Takefu blacksmith co-operative of Echizen Japan in the Fukui Prefecture, which also includes our customer favourite Yu Kurosaki as a member. The Echizen region has become one of Japans most famous knife making region and like Saki City has a long history and tradition for making swords and knives that surpass all expectations.

Like Shigeki Tanaka and Yu Kurosaki, Saji Takeshi knives are well known throughout professional kitchens and the blacksmithing community and to own a blade forged by this master is to own a true piece of master craftsmanship. If you are looking for something truly special at an amazing price you are in luck.

Saji Takeshi

Master Blacksmith Saji Takeshi is a third generation blacksmith from Takefu City, Fukui Prefecture. A member of the Echizen knife village, Saji san has been certified as a traditional knife master-craftsman since the age of 44. Now in his 70s, and with over 30 years of experience hand-forging knives, Master Saji makes some of the most breathtakingly beautiful Damascus knives available. Uncommon amongst blacksmiths, Saji san is also highly skilled in wood work and  often pairs his knives with unique custom handles such as his signature handcrafted iron wood handles. Saji Takeshi is a legend in the hunting knife market and has a unique eye for fine details and unique ergonomics that make his kitchen knives not only beautiful to look at, but wonderfully comfortable and easy to use.

Saji Takeshi is a constant innovator and is always look for new and interesting ways to create his extraordinary knives.


Additional Information

Blade Type

Petty, Utility



Core Steel

R2 / Super Gold 2 (SG2)

HRC Rockwell


Handle Shape

Classic Western

Handle Material

American Desert Ironwood


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