Japanese Magnolia wood (Ho-no-ki), is often used to make saya covers for traditional and Western-style knives. This is because it is soft, moisture-resistant, and contains no strong resins that might cause corrosion in carbon steel. For safety, a pin is used to keep the blade and sheath in place.
|Knife Size||Saya Dimension|
|Gyuto 7″ (180mm)||1.77″W x 0.09″H (45mm x 2.5mm)|
|Gyuto 8.25″ (210mm)||1.85″W x 0.09″H (47mm x 2.5mm)|
|Gyuto 9.5″ (240mm)||1.96″W x 0.09″H (50mm x 2.5mm)|
|Gyuto 10.5″ (270mm)||2.16″W x 0.09″H (55mm x 2.5mm)|
|Gyuto 11.8″ (300mm)||2.32″W x 0.09″H (59mm x 2.5mm)|
- Dry the knife before placing it into the Saya
Saya Cover Compatilibility
- This Saya Cover made only for Yoshihiro Knife. It MIGHT NOT fit to other brand knives.
- This Saya Cover DOES NOT fit to our Kurouchi Black forged knives.