Material combinations of 3 layered knife
There are many kinds of combination for knife structure. Speciality of Sanjo Blacksmiths is 3 layered knife. Core layer is hard material. It makes an edge. The edge touched the...Read more
Is this knife fake?
Customers often bring their knives and ask me "Is this knife fake?" They worry if they are real or fake Japanese knives. At first, there is no definitions of Japanese...Read more
What is a Damascus knife?
Damascus is popular word in knife industry. But the deninition is not clear. Original mean might be the name of capital of Syria. Some people think Damascus is the kind...Read more
What Is the Edge Angle?
How do you decide the sharpening angle? This was the first question when I started learning sharpening. Many of my customers asked me same. I checked tons of same question on...Read more
About rust - Recommend knife
I recommend 3 layered, stainless covered knife. It has the cutting taste of carbon steel and you don't need to worry much about rust. Core is carbon steel. Sides are...Read more
Rust, oxidation, is the unique characteristic of our knives. The surface of our knives will be oxidized by some reasons. Oxidation changes the color of the surface. This oxidization can...Read more
What is sharpening?
In Japan, old people has habit of sharpening. Every house have sharpening stones. They know naturally that knives need sharpening. It's no doubt. Blacksmiths say value of knives are created by sharpening....Read more