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HOW OUR JAPANESE KNIVES ARE MADE

 There are many different ways and methods of making Japanese knives.Many large companies use modern technology and computer programmed machines to manufacture knives.Our knives, however, are made by small artisan craftsmen using traditional tools and methods that have been handed down generations.Traditional knife making is time-consuming and not profitable at all.Making of a knife involves [...]

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WHAT IS SANTOKU?

 Japanese knives have become super popular these days and it seems that every chef and serious home cook own collection of beautiful Japanese knives. Although there are so many different types of knives like Deba, Sashimi, or even Eel knife depending on each tasks, one that is most commonly used would be Santoku knives.So [...]

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NEW TREND?

There are trends in knives like everything else and I am curious to see what style of knives come big next.If you walk around outside or flicking through the websites, you will notice that so many trends for say, fashion, hairstyles or food come and go.Dining in restaurants and cafes for instance, almost every dish [...]

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MAGIC TOOLS

    I love my tools, especially knives. When I was a chef, I used to use many different knives according to the ingredient. Cleaning fish, for instance, there were 270mm Deba just for taking head of large fish off, 210mm for filleting large fish, 150mm for filleting small fish and 120mm for filleting [...]

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HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR KNIFE

      I sharpen an average of 50-60 knives a week and deliver to the customers.When I visit customers, I notice that some people maintain the edge for surprisingly long time while the edges from some others are completely rounded and gone. Obviously, there is a very simple rule applies that the more you use [...]

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A Knife Story By Snowy And Ocean Road Magazine

      Our knives and sharpening service were mentioned in the Autumn edition of Ocean Road Magazine, a multiple award winning life style magazine from Gold Coast.Steven Snow, the owner chef of Fins Restaurant or known as a celebrity chef Snowy tells you about what's going on in the industry of knife making. [...]

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Will this be your new knife?

Gokoo Nakiri Tsuchime 165mm Carbon steel cladded in stainless $230Masaaki and SAITO KNIVES are glad to introduce the new Nakiri ( Vegetable knife ) from Gokoo.Nakiri translates to " Vegetable cutter " and as the name suggest, it shows amazing performance when used for Fruits & Vegetables.Its wide surface makes it super easy to slice, [...]

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SKILLS FOR LIFETIME

        Since I have started sharpening as a part of business in 2007, I have sharpened almost 10,000 knives. Because I do hand sharpening with whet stones spending 40~50 mins per knife, it's a fair bit of hours facing knives.My first ever sharpening was, as far as I can remember, when [...]

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