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Hitohira Tanaka Kyuzo Aogami Super Migaki Gyuto 240mm Bois d'ébène du Makassar

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Tanaka Forgeron :Il est fermement résolu à forger des couteaux en acier forgé sans toucher à l'acier inoxydable ou à la cuisson principale. Pour ce qui est de la forge, il s’agit sans aucun doute de la classe supérieure des forgerons. Parce qu'il est fait à la main, vous allez voir une différence nette en termes de produit et de qualité.
Kyuzo:Le père de Kyuzo, Heihachi, est l’un des affûteurs les plus occupés de Sakai. La salle d’atelier et le couloir de Heihachi étaient toujours remplis de couteaux attendant d’être affûtés. Bien que Kyuzo ait d'abord travaillé sous la direction de son père pour apprendre les bases de l'affûtage grossier, il est finalement devenu un élève de Kambei, connu comme l'un des meilleurs aiguiseurs de Sakai parce qu'il savait le mieux comment aiguiser de larges couteaux à double biseau. Après quelques années de formation, il a développé son style basé sur ces maîtres respectifs, son père et Kambei. Aujourd'hui, Kyuzo est l'une des rares personnes à pouvoir affûter un double biseau large avec une très bonne ligne Shinogi dans Sakai, l'une des techniques les plus difficiles d'affûtage.

Tips for best results

Make sure your knife will deliver its absolute best by having it professionally sharpened at least once a year. Please note that our meticulously handcrafted Japanese knives are – unless otherwise noted – carbon steel and not stainless steel. To prevent rust, make sure the blades are patted dry – especially when cutting acidic items. Never cut frozen foods, hard products, bone, or twist the blade when using. Never soak in water after use or put in the dishwasher. After use, store in a cool, dry place and avoid high temperature fluctuations. 

Our commitment to you – our customers

Every knife we carry has a lifetime warranty from manufacturing defects and errors. For example, if the handle becomes detached or cracks appear after a few weeks of proper use. Or if there are any blade cracks from the edge to the spine. While such defects are indeed rare, they can occur. In such cases, we will exchange the knife in question or give you a refund. Each warranty case is different depending on the criteria, and we reserve the right in each and every case to evaluate the applicability of our lifetime warranty in the event of any manufacturing defects and errors.

After-Sales service

Do you get the feeling that your knife just can’t “cut it”?

Each knife we carry is supplied with a so-called “factory edge”. Our chef knife range comprises more than 200 different products. While all our handcrafted Japanese knives ship with a “factory edge”, ultimate blade sharpness can vary. If you feel that your knife’s blade edge is not performing to its full potential, feel free to contact us and we will provide you with professional sharpening for free!

Oops! What about the truly Unthinkable?

Was it just through a slight slip of the hand that your knife accidentally fell on the floor and damaged its tip and blade, or it was used to cut a hard, frozen product and chipped? Don’t despair, get in touch with us and we will solve the problem through our in-house, professional sharpening and repair service.

Simply contact us or visit our store to get a free estimate.

Customer Ratings






Total lenght


Handle length at tip


Edge lenght


Blade height


Blade thickness


Handle size




Bleu Yasuki (Aogami) Super, revêtement en fer doux

Steel type

Carbon steel (oxidizable)


Handle material

Virole en ébène Taihei Makassar et corne de buffle octogonale





Chef knife

Hand orientation



Production area



Forgeron de Tanaka 田中 打 刃 物 製作 所



What are the different types of Japanese knives?

What are the different types of Japanese knives?

Each Japanese knife is made with a specific purpose in mind. There are types of multi-purpose knives such as the Gyuto which is the equivalent of a chef's knife or the Santoku which translates into: three virtues, a name that well represents its multiplicity. The Sujihiki and the Yanagiba are made for slicing while the Nakiri and the Usuba are specialized for cutting vegetables. Without forgetting the Petty for precision tasks. The list goes on and the possibilities are diverse.

Why buy a Japanese knife?

Why buy a Japanese knife?

Japanese blades are lighter, very balanced, higher hardness, sharper and retain their sharpness longer. This allows the user greater control of his work tool and a clean cut to alter the texture and flavor of the food as little as possible.