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The showroom store is now open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10am - 6pm. Click here for new showroom regulations. The showroom is taking both store drop-off and mail in knife sharpenings. Please fill out the online sharpening form for all mail in sharpenings. Knife engraving has resumed.
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These knives are forged by Master Yoshikazu Ikeda. Based in Sakai City, Mr. Ikeda is one of the most respected knife forgers among the Japanese blacksmith community and the president of the Department of Traditional Crafts. Started in 1967 as his father's apprentice and has over 50 years of experience.
1988 METI-designated Master of Traditional Crafts
1999 Sakai City Special Contribution Award
2004 Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
2014 Osaka Prefectural Award "Master Crafsman in Naniwa"