Suncraft Black Damascus Bunka 165mm

Regular price £220.00

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A beautiful and well balanced bunka with an intricate and unique damascus finish running the length of the blade tapering down to a stylish final layer of dark grey matte on the impressively sharp VG10 cutting edge.

The bunka is a great shape and offers versatility across a wide range of meat, fish and vegetable prep jobs and at 165mm, it's a perfect smaller all rounder.

First Impressions

The quality finish and impressive edge right out of the box perform well and immediately you'll know it'll be a knife you'll reach for time and again.


We love a well finished damascus blade and the matte damascus pattern running down to the darker grey edge and vg10 core steel are great. 

Paired with a brown and black pakka wood handle with white spacer there's no doubt this is a great looking range from Suncraft if you want something with a bit of wow.

In Hand

Light and well balanced, the finishing around the heel/finger groove is smooth and rounded off nicely so it's very comfortable in hand.


VG10 is widely used in Japanese knives because it's easy to care for, durable and maintains an edge well and so you can expect the black damascus knives to perform and last well.

Ease of Care

Easy to look after, the stainless core and cladding mean just folow the normal care instructions and your knife will last you as long as you need it. 

Our Verdict

Great value - Suncraft make quality knives and their attention to detail and finishing quality are impressive so if you're looking for an easy to maintain VG10 knife with looks and impressive out of the box sharpness then this collection should definitely be on your radar.

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Product details

Product SKU: SUNC-008-##

Our aim is to measure and photograph our products as accurately as possible but due to many items being handmade, finished or using natural materials, there can be minor variance in measurements and things such as blade or wood finishes can vary. We will always endeavour to provide the most accurate measurements, photos and descriptions of our products.

Some measurements such as HRC are provided by manufacturers and should therefore be used as a guide.

Protection & care for this knife

The magnolia bunka saya and bunka size (22x5cm) blade guard fit this knife.

Saya & Guards Knife Racks & Storage Sharpening & Blade Care

Meet the maker


Based in Seki City - home of Japanese sword and knife making for more than 800 years, Suncraft have specialised in knives and kitchen tools for generations.

Helping you find the perfect knives & accessories

Cutting Edge Knives is a family run business established in 2011 and based in the picturesque town of Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. We love the history and craftsmanship that goes into making Japanese chef knives and accessories and the excitement and enjoyment you experience when using a truly sharp knife in the kitchen.

Over many years we've helped thousands of happy customers find their dream knife and look forward to helping you too.

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