【2024年】砥石台

[2024] Whetstone stand

Did you know there is such a thing as a whetstone stand? It is used to hold the whetstone in place when sharpening knives. Some whetstones for sa...

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【2024年】研ぎ直し

[2024] Re-sharpening

What do you do when your knife becomes dull? Do you buy a new knife? In the old days, there was a hardware store in town, and if you brought your ...

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【2024年】鉄砲鍛冶

[2024] Gunsmith

Do you know that guns were made by blacksmiths? Guns were brought to Tanegashima from Portugal in 1543. After that, gun manufacturing began on Tane...

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【2024年】アジ切り包丁

[2024] Horse mackerel knife

There is a knife called Ajikiri. The shape is similar to a Deba knife, but the blade length is shorter than a typical Deba knife, at 90 mm or 120 m...

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【2024年】ダマスカス包丁

[2024] Damascus knife

Do you know a knife with a wave-like pattern called a Damascus knife? This knife is popular not only in Japan but also overseas. Because it looks b...

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【2024年】種子包丁

[2024] Tanegashima knife

The origin of the tane knife is said to be the scissor blacksmithing technique passed down by Ming Dynasty blacksmiths who were on board the Portu...

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【2024年】包丁種類

[2024] Knife variety

Do you know what types of knives there are? You may have heard of the all-purpose knife or Santoku knife. There are many types of knives. In parti...

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