Handbook on Japanese Knives and Sharpening Techniques
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Total number of pages:143 pages
Product type:Japanese-English Bilingual Books
Country of origin:Japan
Dimensions (approx):229 x 140 x 25 mm
Item weight (approx):270 g
Shipping weight (approx):270 g
This English-Japanese bilingual book shows types of knife used in Japan including Western/Chinese knives, features, basic knowledge, maintenance/storage method, as well as culture and techniques of knife sharpening with whetstones.
Author: TsukiyamaHamono TsukiyamaHamono was established in 1945. They put a signboard saying, “Knife Sharpening Professionals” at the shop entrance and customers keep coming in for one-on-one knife sharpening workshop by reservation only. The workshop started in August 2010 and their students amounted to 620 as of 2014. They have been spreading the joy of knife sharpening as well as its importance through the activities or events held by “Sharpness Study Group – Tsuki No Kai” and “Japan Houchou Togi Association (JaHTA)”.