Yaxell produces premium quality knives used by top chefs all over the world
Started in 1932, Yaxell is based in Seki city, Japan’s ‘sword capital’ with a history spanning over 7 centuries. Applying the knowledge and techniques of traditional sword making, Yaxell’s kitchen knives are handmade with the utmost precision.
The YO-U Utility Knife 120mm features a gorgeous ‘Tsuchime’ hammered, 37-layer stainless steel blade, with VG10 a ‘super stainless steel’ at its core. This blade is heated in a kiln at a very high temperature, ice-hardened and then tempered once again at high heat, which ensures the blade is extremely strong, durable and sharp. Its handle is made from canvas-micarta, a durable material made from resin and linen.
Dimensions: Length 300 mm x Width 79 mm x Height 23 mm (11.8 x 3.1 x 0.9 in)
Blade length: 120mm (4.7 in)
Blade thickness: 2mm (0.07 in)
Weight: 95g (0.2 lb)
Material: Blade—stainless steel. Handle—Cancas micarta, stainless steel rivets
Left and Right hand compatible
Made in Japan