Knife materials
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Forging, Ji (Metal body) Highlight
Hatsuke (Creating the edge)
Hatsuke (Creating the edge), Japanese knife

Ultimate “forged” knives made by
hammering two sticks of steel and iron
over and over again using the skills of artisans
Handing down for another 100 years
the skills of artisans that have been inherited for 6 centuries

Takahashikusu in Sakai
Distributing only authentic knives
for 100 years

Osaka’s Sakai City has been known as the city of knives for over 600 years
Here, artisans have mastered their skills through division of labor and handed
down for generations their sharp eye and pride in making genuine products
We were taught and raised in this city for 100 years
Takahashikusu will keep connecting makers and users for another 100 years

Products

All Products

Orginal Products

All Orginal Products

Silver paper 3(Ginsan),
Sakimaru-Takohiki,
Ebony handle 450mm

Mirror-finish
Silver paper 3(Ginsan)
Chuka (Chinese knife)

Kurouchi,
White Paper 2 (Shirogami2),
Sakimaru-Takohiki,
Japanese Magnolia handle

Water-Honyaki,
Paring knife,
Ebony handle

Honyaki, Mt. Fuji pattern, Yanagiba,
Mt. Fuji Lacquer handle,
Mt. Fuji Lacquer sheath

Honyaki, Mirror-finish&Mt. Fuji,
Gyuto,
Japanese persimmon handle
with silver collar rings

Mirror-finish,
White Paper 2 (Shirogami2),
Sakimaru Takohiki,
Japanese Magnolia handle

Honyaki, Mirror-finish, Yanagiba,
Ebony handle
with white buffalo horn collar ring

Water-Honyaki,
White Paper 1 (Shirogami1),
Yanagiba,
Chinese quince burls figure
octagonal handle
with 2 buffalo collar rings
and 3 silver lines
with Chinese quince sheath

Honyaki, Mirror-finish,
Gyuto,
Ebony handle
with Ebony sheath

Kurouchi,
White Paper 2 (Shirogami2),
Yanagiba,
Japanese Magnolia handle

Silver paper 3(Ginsan), Sujihiki,
Yew handle

Blue Paper (Aogami) Damascus,
Yanagiba, Ebony handle

Honyaki, Mirror-finish,
Santoku,
Japanese lacquer handle

High speed powder steel,
Mirror finish,
Yanagiba, Ebony handle

Blue Paper (Aogami) Damascus,
Paring knife, Yew handle

Ginsan (Silver paper 3), Wagyuto,
Ebony handle with a silver line

Water-Honyaki, White Paper 1 (Shirogami1), Sakimaru Takohiki, Ebony handle with silver collar rings with Ebony sheath

Water-Honyaki,
White Paper 1 (Shirogami1),
Sakimaru Takohiki,
Ebony handle with silver collar rings
with Ebony sheath

Honyaki, Gyuto, Mirror finish, Chinese quince burls figure handle with artificial marble lines

Honyaki, Gyuto,
Chinese quince burls figure handle
with artificial marble lines

Blue Paper 1, Aogami 1, Damascus, Santoku, Ebony handle

Blue Paper 1 (Aogami 1) Damascus,
Santoku, Ebony handle

Blue paper, Aogami, Damascus, Chuka, Chinese knife

Blue Paper (Aogami) Damascus
Chuka (Chinese knife)

Water-Honyaki, White Paper 1, Shirogami1, Yanagiba, Ebony handle with ivory collar rings, Ebony sheath

Water-Honyaki,
White Paper 1 (Shirogami1),
Yanagiba,
Ebony handle with ivory collar rings
with Ebony sheath

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Sakai Knives

8/13/2021

Challenge of the quantification of the blacksmith’s work with IT technology

We've challenged the quantification of the blacksmith's heat treatment with a temperature measuring device made by Horiba, Ltd. with NEC Solution Innovator, Ltd.
The blacksmith who cooperated with our approach is Mr. Kazuyoshi Tanaka, who is one of the best blacksmiths in Sakai city. By meas […]

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