In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value). That is the District Cutlery difference.
Takamura Cutlery is known for hand-forging blades and their outstanding finish. The company was founded in 1910 by Isamu Takamura. Their knives are now forged by his grandson.
- Cold-forged VG10 core with stainless laminate, hammered finish.
- Riveted Black Pakka wood handle
Takamura knives are very thin, recommended for careful users.
Kitchen knives are used to cut the ingredients in your food. Japanese kitchen knives are famous for their sharpness and edge retention. German knives are renowned for their durability. Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.