Sakai Takayuki Chef series is used Yasuki silver-3 steel with the same manufacturing processes of conventional Japanese knives. By using Yasuki silver-3 stainless steel, it is easy to maintain but its sharpness is grate, which becomes popular among professional chef not only in Japan but in oversea also.
Sakai Takayuki silver-3 Chef series are made by traditional method of Kasumi using from two materials: "Yasuki Silver-3 steel", high grade stainless steel made by Hitachi Steel Co. and soft stainless steel forged together. This new style of knife offers a similar cutting edge to a honyaki blade in high-grade knives. It offers the benefit of being "more forgiving" and generally easier to maintain than that of using high-carbon steel "hagane".
The designated traditional craftsman, Yamatuka Naotune who is a pioneer of taking on stainless steel to manufactures Chef knives forges Sakai Takayuki Chef series and designated traditional craftsman, Yamatsuka Mitsuo finish up its molding and forming