About us


SAITO KNIVES is an artisan blade smith now relocated to Brisbane from Lennox Head NSW.
Proprietor Masaaki Saito handcrafts Japanese style cooking knives here and imports quality handcrafted Japanese cooking knives directly from some of the top makers like Aritsugu as well as providing sharpening service.

SAITO KNIVES was established in 2007 in Lennox Head, Northern NSW as KITCHEN SAITO and then started under the new name SAITO KNIVES in 2013.
From 2020, we have relocated to Aspley Brisbane. 

Our priority is to provide performance focused knives so they cut well, stay sharp and work hard.
At SAITO KNIVES, each knives sold are hand sharpened before being dispatched.
Knives brought into here for repairing too are carefully hand sharpened to the finest state they ever get and that's what makes SAITO KNIVES unique for.

Masaaki is a Japanese knife specialist with 30 years of experience handling knives.
Masaaki was a Tokyo trained sushi chef and worked in Japan's top class sushi restaurant for many years.
Through his work, Masaaki has used all types of Japanese knives and has gained knowledge of how to handle and care for them.

Our belief is that knives are tools, not art collections on the wall and they need to be sharp to cut ingredients effortlessly.
All the knives here are simply made to work hard and our knives as well as the detailed customer service have gained great reputations within professional chefs and food-lovers.

SAITO KNIVES is not the biggest in the industry or never aimed to be but our focus is on to always provide the the best products and services.
We know that choosing knives can be very personal but rewarding when you find right one and we hope you find your magic stick here at SAITO KNIVES!

Contact detail 

e-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 0431 428 507
Postal: PO Box 530 Aspley QLD 4034 AUSTRALIA

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