This EDOUCHI knife series by Muneaki are creaated in collaboration with a designer as Tokyo Handicraft Certified Product, very rare and valuable right now because of a discontinued product line.
The thin & narrow width of the blade, forged in traditional manufacturing method “Sohi-zukuri” originates from the Japanese sword-making technique, is made of Yasugi Shirogami #2 steel with a stylish Kurouchi black finished, and has the functionality of both a beef knife and a petty knife.
The handle is oval shaped to fit comfortably in the hand, based on the handle of a carpenter’s chisel, and is finished in two types of wood, white oak and ebony.
Muneaki has another stylish series, “YASUGI”, which are semi-order kitchen knives with blades and handles selected to suit the user’s taste and enjoy the sharpness and texture of the blade.
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[ about Muneaki ]
The fourth generation MUNEAKI mastered the art of making Japanese swords and received the name of swordsmith “MUNEAKI”.
In 1928, the company Yaegashi Uchihamono Seisakusho was moved to its current location in Katsushika Ward, Tokyo.
Today, MUNEAKI the fourth is still adhering to the forging techniques inherited from the first generation, and forges blades by hand without using machines.
Their products are used by craftsmen in various fields, including the cutlery used in the restoration of the Nikko Shrine and Temple, a World Heritage site.
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All the Hocho-Knife staff
“Hocho” represents Made-in-Japan (Sushi / Sashimi) Kitchen Knives,
that is the soul of the cook!
Kyoto and Hyogo, JAPAN