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Takeshi Saji

Takeshi Saji is the leading blacksmith in Echizen. Saji was born in Takefu in 1948 in a family of second-generation smith. In 1992, he was officially certified as a “Traditional Master Craftsman" by the Japanese “Ministry of International Trade & Industry”.
His knife blades are shaped by traditional hammer-forging technique with his unique ideas and designs, to achieve a beautiful, powerful appearance and a quite sharp cutting edge with better hardness.

"Echizen" is the historical area in Fukui prefecture, including Takefu city, as one of Japanese important knife capitals.
The kitchen knives made in the Echizen is called Echizen Uchi Hamono. The art of making Japanese kitchen knives has a history of about 700 years. 
Echizen Uchi Hamono is designated as "Traditional Crafts" by the Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry.

Takeshi Saji Selections

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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus IR Japanese Chef's Nakiri(Vegetable) 170mm with Desert Ironwood Handle

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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus MCF Japanese Chef's Nakiri(Vegetable) 170mm with Dark-Green Micarta Handle

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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus MCF Japanese Chef's Gyuto Knife 180mm with Dark-Green Micarta Handle

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    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus MCC Japanese Chef's Nakiri(Vegetable) 170mm with Striped Black Micarta Handle

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    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus MCC Japanese Chef's Gyuto Knife 180mm with Striped Black Micarta Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus CRW Japanese Chef's Nakiri(Vegetable) 170mm with White Stone Handle

    $684.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus CRW Japanese Chef's Gyuto Knife 180mm with White Stone Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus MCB Japanese Chef's Nakiri(Vegetable) 170mm with Black Micarta Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus MCB Japanese Chef's Gyuto Knife 180mm with Black Micarta Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus IR Japanese Chef's Gyuto Knife 180mm with Desert Ironwood Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus DHW Japanese Chef's Nakiri(Vegetable) 170mm with White Antler Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus DHW Japanese Chef's Gyuto Knife 180mm with White Antler Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji VG10 Black Damascus IR Japanese Chef's Gyuto Knife 270mm with Desert Ironwood Handle

    $772.99
    $671.99
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    Takeshi Saji VG10 Black Damascus DHW Japanese Chef's Gyuto Knife 270mm with White Antler Handle

    $772.99
    $671.99
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    Takeshi Saji VG10 Black Damascus DHW Japanese Chef's Slicer(Sujihiki) 270mm with White Antler Handle

    $772.99
    $671.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus MCB Japanese Chef's Bunka Knife 180mm with Black Micarta Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus IR Japanese Chef's Bunka Knife 180mm with Desert Ironwood Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus IR Japanese Chef's Santoku Knife 180mm with Desert Ironwood Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus DHW Japanese Chef's Bunka Knife 180mm with White Antler Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99
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    Takeshi Saji R2(SG2) Black Damascus DHW Japanese Chef's Santoku Knife 180mm with White Antler Handle

    $684.99
    $594.99