Terukazu Takamura is a 3rd generation blacksmith working from his small workshop, with another 7 blacksmiths, in Takefu Village, Fukui Prefecture. This team of outstanding blacksmiths have been making hand-forged knives of the highest quality. Very demanding chefs all over the world swear by these ‘uber’ knives and many say that they are the sharpest knives with the most enduring edges that they have ever found. The super-thin blades are forged from 3 layer steel with an R2 Powder Steel core. With a hardness of 62:64 HRC, the resulting knife is not only scary sharp but has inherited toughness that far exceeds knives of similarly hard steel. We often hear from regular users that you cannot feel the AKA knife cutting as it is so smooth it feels like cutting air! The handles are laminated hardwood with Silicon injection and extremely durable.SANTOKU (San – 3 & Toku – benefit): This is the classic Japanese chef’s knife. It is flat from the handle end for about ½ way to the tip and then gently curves to a point. It is ideal for straight vertical chopping, horizontal slicing and roll cutting. Function – Multi-purpose chef knife. For Slicing, Dicing and Mincing of vegetables, meat and fish. Normal length – 165mm to 180mm (smaller 140mm are available in a few collections) Tip: The 170mm/180mm is the most popular multipurpose knife.
R2 Powder Steel
Meat, Multi Purpose, Vegetables
|Care & Extra Notes||
Hand wash Only/ Not to be used on bones & frozen food
|Blade Sizes Range||
120mm – 150mm, 151mm – 170mm, 171mm – 200mm
Western Style (Double beveled)
Aka R2 Powder Steel
FAST AND TRACKABLE
All the knife products are shipped with trackable services
- Orders are delivered from 1-4 working days to UK addresses.
- International delivery times may vary from 2-10 working days depending on the destination country.
NOTE: Parcels can't be delivered to any 2nd address like a neighbour's address.
ALL knife deliveries within the UK are made with UPS "PROOF OF AGE" service. Therefore the delivery driver will require proof that the recipient is over the age of 18.
Store pick up orders may take up to a couple of hours within working hours, please wait for an email confirming when the order is ready for collection.
Customers should contact the JKC office staff for any urgency.
NOTE: A Photo ID with the signature of the person is required to pick up the order.
If someone else is collecting on behalf, then the customer is required to send us an email confirming the name of the person collecting the order. Email us at email@example.com
ALL knife deliveries to outside the UK are made with any of the following shipping companies:
UPS / DHL Express / DPD / TNT / FedEx / Royalmail