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Nenox Custom Knives

Design your own custom knives made by Nenohi’s best knife craftsmen through Korin’s Custom Knife Services. Choose everything from the steel, style of knife, blade length, knife cover, handle material and case. Contact our custom knife service team (cs@korin.com) to inquire about ordering a custom Nenohi Knife.


Custom Knife Order Terms

Please allow 6-8 months lead time for production. All custom knife sales are final sale and 100% payment is expected upon order. Industry discount is applicable to custom knife orders.


Nenohi's Style of Knives

Western: Gyuto (Chef Knife), Santoku, Yo-Deba, Sujihiki (Slicer), Honesuki, Petty, Paring & Wa-Kiritsuke

Visit our Western Knives Page to learn more about the different styles and their purpose:

https://www.korin.com/about-western-knives

Traditional: Yanagi, Sakimaru Takobiki, Kiritsuke Yanagi, Kengata Yanagi, Fugubiki, Usuba, Kamagata Usuba, Deba, Mioroshi Deba, Kiritsuke & Takobiki

Visit our Traditional Knives Page to learn more about the different styles and their purpose:

https://www.korin.com/about-japanese-knives

Nenohi's Selection of Blade Material

Western Blade Material

-S1 Steel - Stain Resistant

-Coreless Damascus - Stain Resistant

-Tanzo SMS - Stain Resistant

-Micro Powder Steel - Stain Resistant

-Keyaki (Cowry-X)

-Vinno TM1

Japanese Traditional Blade Material

-Kaede Honyaki - Stain Resistant

-Tanzo SMS - Stain Resistant

-Coreless Damascus - Stain Resistant

-Ginsanko - Stain Resistant

-Hongasumi White Steel #1 - Carbon

-Hongasumi White Steel #2 - Carbon

-Hongasumi Blue Steel #2 - Carbon

-Honyaki White Steel #1 - Carbon

-Honyaki Blue Steel #2 - Carbon

-Mizu Honyaki White Steel #2 - Carbon

-Honyaki White Steel #2 - Carbon


Visit our Elements of Steel Page to learn more about the

different type of steel: https://www.korin.com/learn/elements-of-steel


Nenohi's Selection of Handle Material

Western Handle

-White / Black Corian

-Carbon Fiber

-Desert Ironwood

-Snake-wood

-Cow Shinbone (Red, Green, Blue, Brown, Purple, Black)

-Giraffe Bone

-Stag Bone


Japanese Handle

-Magnolia

-Ebony Handle (Silver rings are addable) (Can choose between detachable and standard ebony)

-White or Black Corian w. Resin Bolsters

-Desert Ironwood





Nenohi's Selection of Knife Covers











(From left to right, Magnolia Wooden Saya, Tame-nure Lacquered Saya, & Leather Saya)

What Is The Process For Ordering A Custom Nenox?

Step 1. Deciding Style of Knife & Blade Size.

Step 2. Deciding Steel Base.

Step 3. Deciding Handle & Saya

Step 4. Email our custom knife service team with the above information. A knife specialist will reach out to you shortly afterwards with a quote and lead time.

Step 5. Order Confirmation. Please allow 6-8 months lead time for production. All custom knife sales are final sale and 100% payment is expected upon order. Industry discount is applicable to custom knife orders. Once the order is confirmed, no changes can be made to the knife.

Please contact our custom knife service team (CS@korin.com) if you have any questions.