Sent the blade in to Ryan for his thinning and sharpening of the knife.
His efforts returned a transformed blade that is literally astonishing in its beauty and sharpness.
Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
Takeda knives are wonderful but for many they are difficult to resharpen. Damage to Takeda blades requires the experience and skill of a master sharpener.
Here are some views of our work:
WE WILL NOT CHANGE THE SHAPE OF THE EDGE PROFILE WITH THIS SERVICE. Anyone who recommends doing that is wrong and likely misunderstands how knives are made.
The best sharpening tools for Japanese knives are leather strops and fine whetstones.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.