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Masakage knives are handmade by Master Blacksmiths and hand sharpened by one of Japan's best knife sharpeners, Takayuki Shibata san. When these knives come out of the box they have an amazing sharpness and will stay sharp for an extremely long time due to Shibata san's unique technique.
Takamura is a family business that pioneered the use of modern steel such as R2 for knife making. These knives stand out for their super sharp edges, high polished blades and their distinctive logo.
Ikeda san creates beautiful hand made Aogami super steel knives, which are excellent value for money. Takumi Ikeda apprenticed under Katsushige Anryu.
M107 offers excellent factory made Damascus VG10 steel knives with a western handle. This is the only factory knife Artisan Knives sells, and it was chosen for its value for money
Kurosaki san has won bladesmith awards. He is a young artisan bladesmith from Takefu knife village.
Kitaoka san specialises in making single bevel knives. He is an artisan knife maker from Takefu knife village.