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New faces of Sakai Takayuki 33 Layered Damascus Knives with Beautiful Japanese Style Handle

We’re pleased to introduce some new faces of 33 Layered Damascus Knives with Beautiful Japanese Style Handle by Sakai Takayuki. Kentaga Gyuto (Chef Knife) Sujihiki (Slicer) There are some types in this series other than the above. >> Check the details The 33-layer Damascus Knives are crafted out of a 33 layer VG10 damascus steel. These …

Shigeki Tanaka Aogami Blue No.2 Damascus Chef Knives with Ebony Handle

The Shigeki Tanaka Aogami Damascus series feature beautiful Damascus-patterned blades with a core of Blue Paper (Aogami or Aoko) No.2 Steel, known as prime high carbon steel, specifically developed for tools and knives. This material has highest wear resistance and toughness because of special hardness (hardness of 63-64 HRC). Very good choice for high end …

Glad to hear a lot of voice from Customers

We’d like to thank you to all of our customers who visited Hocho-Knife store and who used our products.   >>Check the details   If you have any question, please feel free to contact us anytime. Thank you reading and best regards, All the Hocho-Knife staff ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Hocho” represents Made-in-Japan (Sushi / Sashimi) Kitchen …

Nishiki Kimono Cloth Kitchen Knife Carry Bag with Ancient Japanese Design

What do you use to cover your kitchen knives for present to your important persons? We’re pleased to introduce one of the more beautiful and attractive Japanese knife cases, made of Kimono cloth. Strong fabrics with ancient & attractive design are used to the body bag. The interior is lined with blue cloth, tied up …

What is the difference, Gyuto and Santoku knives ?

Some customers ask us, “what is the difference, between “Gyuto” and “Santoku” knives?” — because they are both categorized “all purpose knives”. “Gyuto” in Japanese is one of the most standard and globally-popular blade among western style knives, so called “Chef’s Knife”. Gyuto has a slim blade for intricate tasks, and is one of the most …

Gion Matsuri Festival in KYOTO

The most popular festival in Japan, “Gion Matsuri”, has started today. It is scheduled to take place over the entire month of July. The Gion Matsuri is not only the most famous but also one of the oldest & greatest in Japan. The origin is said a Goryoue or Mitamamatsuri (a religious service for the spirit of the dead) …

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