During my first trip to Japan I was able to source these excellent knives from Sakai. They offer excellent quality and a reasonable price and are made with white #2 steel clad with soft iron. The knives are made in the traditional Sakai method using a small, specialized blacksmith shop and a equally specialized knife sharpener to finish the blades.The engraving is in Kanji and done by hand. It says "Mark".
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Mark is great at answering questions for knife nuts of all levels. His service is second to none. Really appreciate the time he puts into every email as well as the free forum he hosts.
Great experience working with Chef Knives to Go. Quick delivery and they are great about returning emails. I'm waiting on my second knife from them. I'm sure there will be more to come.
Very grateful such a dedicated and informative group of people provide excellent steel at competitive prices with superior customer service!
Great service and quick shipping. Best selection of Japanese knives around. I recommend this site to all of my fellow culinary professionals!
Always the best. Quick shipping, description matches what is delivered and the price, you can't beat them.
I always come here to order anything I might need for the kitchen and I am never disappointed.
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Congratulations for 20 years of providing seriously stupendous sharp stuff, here's to your continued success!
You have been a rare consistency in my life.