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.
|Deba Knife Size||Saya Dimension|
|Deba 5.3” (135mm)||1.96″W x 0.24″H (50mm x 6mm)|
|Deba 6” (150mm)||2.16″W x 0.28″H (55mm x 7mm)|
|Deba 6.5” (165mm)||2.24″W x 0.28″H (57mm x 7mm)|
|Deba 7” (180mm)||2.28″W x 0.31″H (58mm x 8mm)|
|Deba 7.5” (195mm)||2.36″W x 0.35″H (60mm x 9mm)|
|Deba 8.25” (210mm)||2.40″W x 0.35″H (61mm x 9mm)|
- 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.