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Traditional Japanese Knife Making Experience

  • Create your own unique knife in Osaka's Sakai, which holds over 600 years of history in cutlery!
  • Get in touch with tradition and experience authentic craftsmanship!
  • Learn how to sharpen your knife, so you can keep using it for years to come♪
HostWada Shouten
DaysWeekdays (Weekends on request)
Time11:00am〜4:00pm
Duration1.5 Hours

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Traditional Japanese Knife Making Experience

83.90USD
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・Participants: 2~15
・Handle Attachment and Sharpening Experience
・You may take the knife home.

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Address

1-chome-1-1 Shinmeichohigashi, Sakai-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka 590-0935, Japan

Access

15 mins. from Sakai Station by foot (Nankai Main Line)
2 mins. from Shinmeicho Station by foot (Hankai)

Activity Information

Established business of over 150 years in a city of cutlery, Doguya Wada Shouten

Why not join a craftsman and together, create a knife said to the sharpest in the world? This experience is focused around handle attachment and sharpening.
When you book, you can choose the kind of knife and the Kanji characters you want engraved. The resulting product will be the only one of its kind in the world. You'll also learn how to keep it properly maintained.
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From Japan to your home

The knives used in the experience typically have smaller, easy-to-use blades, but you can also try with larger blades. These are premium products, so please use them everyday for your cooking!
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3 experiences here

① Cutting: Discover the difference between a Sakai blade and your average knife. See how sharp these blades are by cutting with them.
② Sharpening: Learn how to maintain your knives when they've become dull or rusty.
③ Handle Attaching: Choose a handle and attach it to your knife. Using a craftsman's technique, insert the blade without any protrusion in this strange manufacturing process.
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Take your knife home, as a souvenir♪

After some final adjustments, you'll be able to take the knife home. If you take care of it, you can even keep using it for 10 years!
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From the best in fine dining to mom's home cooking, everything starts with the tools you use. Rather than throwing them away, keep them well-maintained so that you can keep using them for a long time. With Sakai's sharp blades, make cooking everyday fun and delicious!
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Important Notes

Please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
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