Collection: Takeda NAS 備中手打ち鍛冶 武田刃物工場

Takeda Hamono has been forging kitchen knives, sickles, axes, hoes, hatchets and hunting knives since 1920.  The workshop relocated to Nimi, Japan in 1951, where it currently resides. Shosui Takeda is a third generation master blacksmith, who with the help of a small team, creates knives that have taken on legendary status.
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Ask anyone who owns a Takeda, they will tell you their knife performs on a different level than the rest. Forged from high-end knife steel known as Aogami super, Takeda san's knives are hammered super thin and have a kurouchi finish. They are done entirely by hand without the aid of templates, so every knife is different.  Aogami super (Blue Steel) is a carbon steel that requires a certain level of care, that when respected, will treat you well with high performance cutting for years.
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Each knife is fitted with an octagonal stabilized maple handle for superior control, and a lightweight feel. They also feature a stainless tang, unlike carbon knives of the past where the tang was more susceptible to rusting.

*PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT TAKEDA ORDERS FOR MULTIPLES OF ONE KNIFE SHAPE*
 
KNIFE SPECS:
Steel Type: Aogami Super (blue steel) clad in stainless steel
Rockwell Hardness: 63~64
Handle: Octagonal stabilized maple with pakka-wood collar
 
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  • Takeda NAS Gyuto Small 210mm
    Takeda NAS Gyuto Small 210mm
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    $470.00
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  • Takeda NAS Gyuto Medium 240mm
    Takeda NAS Gyuto Medium 240mm - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Kogatana
    Takeda NAS Kogatana - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Nakiri Large 165mm
    Takeda NAS Nakiri Large 165mm - The Cook's Edge
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    $415.00
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  • Takeda NAS Funayuki (Santoku) 170mm
    Takeda NAS Funayuki (Santoku) 170mm - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Petite 140mm
    Takeda NAS Petite 140mm - The Cook's Edge
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    $380.00
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  • Takeda Nas Gyuto Large 270mm
    Takeda Nas gyuto large 270mm - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Sasanoha Medium
    Takeda NAS Sasanoha Medium - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Ko-Bunka
    Takeda NAS Ko-Bunka - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Kiritsuke Medium 240mm
    Takeda NAS  Kiritsuke Med 240mm - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Bunka 160mm-180mm
    Takeda NAS Bunka 160mm-180mm - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Honesuki 170mm
    Takeda NAS Honesuki 170mm - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Ko-Sasa
    Takeda NAS Ko-Sasa - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Mini Petite 100mm
    Takeda NAS Mini Petite 100mm
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  • Takeda NAS Sasanoha Small
    Takeda NAS Sasanoha Small - The Cook's Edge
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    $415.00
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  • Takeda NAS Kiritsuke Small 210mm
    Takeda NAS Kiritsuke Small 210mm - The Cook's Edge
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    $470.00
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  • Takeda NAS Sujihiki Medium 210MM
    Takeda NAS sujihiki medium 210MM - The Cook's Edge
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    $445.00
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  • Takeda NAS Nakiri Small 95mm
    Takeda NAS Nakiri Small 95mm - The Cook's Edge
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    $380.00
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  • Shobu Tomonagura
    Shobu Tomonagura - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Deba Medium 150mm
    Takeda NAS Deba Medium 150mm - The Cook's Edge
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    $475.00
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  • Takeda NAS Ko-Bocho 110mm
    Takeda NAS Ko-Bocho 110mm - The Cook's Edge
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    $380.00
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  • Takeda NAS Sujihiki Large 240mm
    Takeda NAS Sujihiki Large 240mm - The Cook's Edge
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    $500.00
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  • Takeda NAS Chuka Bocho Small
    Takeda NAS Chinese cleaver sm - The Cook's Edge
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    $760.00
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  • Takeda NAS Chuka Bocho Large
    Takeda NAS Chuka Bocho Large - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Sujihiki Extra Large 270mm
    Takeda NAS Sujihiki Extra Large 270mm - The Cook's Edge
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    $585.00
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  • Takeda NAS Kiritsuke Large 300mm
    Takeda NAS Kiritsuke Large 300mm - The Cook's Edge
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    $625.00
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  • Takeda NAS Sasanoha Large
    Takeda NAS Sasanoha Large - The Cook's Edge
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    $530.00
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  • Hideriyama Natural Stone (very soft)
    Hideriyama Natural Waterstone - The Cook's Edge
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  • Takeda NAS Gyuto Extra Large
    Takeda NAS Gyuto Extra Large - The Cook's Edge
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  • Shobu Asagi Natural Stone (Very Hard)
    Shobu Asagi Natural Stone (Very Hard) - The Cook's Edge
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  • Shobu Natural Stone (Soft)
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  • Takeda Handheld Whetstone
    Takeda Handheld Whetstone - The Cook's Edge
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