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Honyaki White #1

A traditional craftsman in Sakai, Osaka, uses an advanced technique, water cooling to achieve a higher hardness for a single piece of steel similar to Japanese swords called Honyaki being not deformable over time. The surface is mirror-finished for a beautiful shine.

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Blade/White#1 Handle/Ebony with silver rings Edge/Single Hardness/HRC64±1

Blue #1 Damascus

The lamination of steels prevents from deforming over time as well as Honyaki, but also makes it easy to sharpen despite the high hardness of the steel.

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Blade/16-layer blue#1 Handle/Ebony Edge/Single Hardness/HRC64±1

Laminated Blue #1

The hardest steel of Hitachi Metals,Ltd. called Blue#1, laminated with stainless metals. The all-purpose kitchen knife in which the traditional technology of Sakai city, Osaka is concentrated. Realize excellent techniques of traditional craftsmen with it.

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Blade/Laminated blue#1 Handle/Sakura and ebony Edge/Double Hardness/HRC64±1

Laminated White #1

The highest purity steel of Hitachi Metals,Ltd. called White#1, laminated with stainless metals. The all-purpose kitchen knife in which the traditional technology of Sakai city, Osaka is concentrated. The total haze finish enhances the brilliance of the steel material. Realize excellent techniques of traditional craftsmen with it.

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Blade/Laminated White#1 Handle/Japanese Yew and water buffalo Edge/Double Hardness/HRC64±1

Natural finished Blue #2

The finish that leaves a black surface during the traditional forging process in Sakai city, Osaka is called "Kuro-uchi". This all-purpose kitchen knife is made of Blue#2 of Hitachi Metals,Ltd. Please enjoy this excellent product born from the traditional forging technique of Japanese cooking knives.

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Blade/Blue#2 Handle/Sakura and ebony Edge/Double Hardness/HRC62±1

Laminated Blue #2

The hard carbon steel of Hitachi Metals,Ltd. called Blue#2 laminated with natural finished stainless materials for a handmade look.

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Blade/Laminated blue#2 Handle/Chestnut Edge/Double Hardness/HRC61±1

White #2

White#2 steel of Hitachi Metals,Ltd. which has been used for many years as an optimal steel for Japanese cooking knives by excellent craftsmen in Sakai city, Osaka. Realize excellent techniques of traditional craftsmen with it.

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Blade/White#2 Handle/Magnolia Edge/Single Hardness/HRC61±1

Silver #3

Silver#3 steel of Hitachi Metals,Ltd. has been valued for many years by skilled craftsmen in Sakai city, Osaka, as a high-grade stainless steel suitable for Japanese traditional knives. It maintains its high quality as a "sharp blade" while preventing rusting. It is an excellent product that can be used for a long time with easy maintenance.

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Blade/Silver#3 Handle/Magnolia Edge/Single Hardness/HRC60±1

VG10 Damascus with flowers

The 33-layer VG10 Damascus steel polished to a mirror finish and then shot-finished to create a beautiful floral pattern. The different ripples on each piece are proof that it is made by the genuine forging technique in Sakai city, Osaka. The design and performance of this product is a symbol of Japanese traditional technology.

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Blade/33-layer VG10 Handle/Sakura and ebony Edge/Double・Single Hardness/HRC61±1

VG10 Damascus

The 33-layer VG10 with a sophisticated "kirituke-shaped" design based on the motif of Japanese traditional knives. The handle is made of a reinforced wood, which is stronger than usual by compressing natural wood with resin, to enhance durability while maintaining the Japanese traditional knife style.

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Blade/33-layer VG10 Handle/Reinforced wood Edge/Double Hardness/HRC61±1

Hammered damascus with Walnut

This product is made in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, one of the world's three largest cutlery production areas. In addition to the beautiful ripples created by the multi-layered steel, the surface is decorated with hammered marks to create an atmospheric design. The octagonal handle made of walnut, a high-grade furniture wood, is very popular among overseas customers.

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Blade/17-layer AUS10 Handle/Walnut Edge/Double Hardness/HRC60±1

Hammered damascus with Magnolia

This product is made in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, one of the world's three largest cutlery production areas. In addition to the beautiful ripples created by the multi-layered steel, the surface of the knife is decorated with hammered marks to create an atmospheric design. The Magnolia handle of a traditional Japanese cooking knife is also very popular among overseas customers.

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Blade/17-layer AUS10 Handle/Magnolia Edge/Double Hardness/HRC60±1

88 & 90th anniversary model

The commemorative model planned for the year of the company's 88 & 90th anniversary. The handle is made of mahogany handmade by skilled craftsmen. The luxurious atmosphere of the hardest stainless steel and beautiful wood grains is suitable for an excellent gift.

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Blade/VG10 Handle/Mahogany Edge/Double Hardness/HRC61±1

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Blade/SG2 Handle/Mahogany Edge/Double Hardness/HRC63±1

V10 Damascus typeM

The 33-layer VG10 Damascus steel and a thick mahogany handle with beautiful grains provide a stable hold.

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Blade/33-layer VG10 Handle/Mahogany Edge/Double Hardness/HRC61±1

V10 Damascus typeP

The 33-layer VG10 Damascus steel finished with special technology to create a more complex pattern with a resin-impregnated and high-pressured wood handle for superior durability.

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Blade/33-layer VG10 Handle/Plywood Edge/Double Hardness/HRC61±1

V10 hammered damascus

The 17-layer VG10 Damascus steel with a hammered pattern and a mahogany handle with beautiful grains.

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Blade/17-layer VG10 Handle/Mahogany Edge/Double Hardness/HRC61±1

VG5

The three-layered structure of molybdenum and vanadium steel sandwiched between soft stainless materials with a hammered pattern.

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Blade/Laminated VG5 Handle/Plywood Edge/Double Hardness/HRC57±1

VG1

The successor model to the best-selling G.1 series of yesteryear. The single structure of only molybdenum and vanadium steel makes it suitable for both single-edged and left-edged blades.

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Blade/VG1 Handle/Plywood Edge/Double Hardness/HRC58±1

DPM

All-stainless series designed to be used for a long time in a more hygienic way, based on the comfortable grip of conventional wooden handles. The core material is made of cobalt steel, which keeps a comfortable sharpness. It can be used at home besides at work.

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Blade/Laminated VG10 Handle/Stainless metal Edge/Double Hardness/HRC58±1

White #2

White#2 steel of Hitachi Metals,Ltd. which has been used for many years as an optimal steel for Japanese cooking knives by excellent craftsmen in Sakai city, Osaka. This is unusual products made from this material and the blade thickness is made as thin as possible to achieve a sharp cutting edge.

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Blade/White#2 Handle/Plywood Edge/Double Hardness/HRC61±1
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