Takeshi Saji

Takeshi Saji Sharkskin Japan Handmade Custom White Steel Damascus Fixed Knife

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This is a unique traditional hand forged knife made by Master craftsman Takeshi Saji in Japan. It is in near mint condition (unused with light staining). It comes with the pictured sheath in the original box. These are difficult to find here in the US! Unique Japanese custom made knife! A great addition to your collection!
Traditional Forge-smith, Craftsman, Takeshi Saji was born in 1948 in another knife City, Takefu of Fukui Prefecture, which is famous for 700 years history of the Echizen Uchi-Hamono (Hammer Forged Knives). After graduating junior high-school, he has learned basic forging process and technique for 3 years at the local Blacksmith Training School. He has then engaged in knife making at the age of 18 under the strict supervision of his master father, Harukichi Saji, the second generation. At the age of 30, he was told by his master that there is nothing more to teach him, and allowed to make his own knives as a succession of the third generation.
In 1992, he was certified “Traditional Craftsmen” by M.I.T.I. With his over 45 years of knife making experience, technique and unique idea design, his original and traditional forged custom knives are well recognized in Japanese market, and now he is one of most well-known and popular Forge-Craftsmen from Takefu City.



Takeshi Saji Sharkskin

Made in:



Mint with very light staining

Year Produced:

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

12.25" long

Blade Material:

White steel damascus; original edge

Blade Length:

7.25" long


Sharkskin covered

Additional Notes:

Comes in box with Sharkskin sheath (box is split on one side)

Knife Type:

Fixed Blade

Number of Blades:

Lock Type:

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CA Prop 65 Warning:

WARNING: - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov


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