KNIFE carries various types of knives from Masakage. Shimo / Yuki Special / VG-10 (Kiri) / Zero / Koishi / Kumo. These are made for us by Master blacksmiths Hiroshi Kato, Katsushige Anryu and Yu Kurosaki.
KNIFE carries the Maboroshi No Meito and Denka No Hoto lines from Master Swordsmith Teruyasu Fujiwara. These knives are handmade.
KNIFE carries the Uchigumo (R2 Powder steel) , Hana (SG2 Powder) and R2 (Red Handle) Migaki line of Takamura knives. These knives are handmade.
KNIFE carries various lines of Sakai Takayuki. Yasuki White Steel #1, #2 / Blue Aogami #2 Steel / **New 33 layer Damascus Line arriving mid Spring 2014** / Grand Chef Udelhom Swedish steel / Silver #3 / Ginsan / Byakko White Steel #1.
KNIFE carries the 33 layer damascus / Hybrid Damascus VG – 10 / Classic Pro / Corian Classic / Modern Molybdenum / **Pocket Folders arriving Spring 2014** .
KNIFE carries a number of Sugimoto blades ranging from the CM Line / SS Line / White Steel #2 line and various Chinese Style Cleavers.
KNIFE carries various R2 Powder steel knives made by blacksmith Takeshi Saji.
KNIFE carries the full line of Misono knives. UX-10 / 440 / Molybdenum / Swedish Carbon.
KNIFE carries the shirokami #2 Damascus knives from blacksmith Yoshihiro Yauji.
KNIFE carries the entire range of whetstones from Naniwa Abrasive. Chosera / SuperStone / Aotoshi.
KNIFE carries various lines of Kikuichi knives ranging from their Swedish Warikomi / V Gold Elite / Swedish Nickel / Kasumitogi White Carbon Steel / Blue Steel.
Bester / Imanishi
We carry the entire line of whetstones from Bester / Imanishi.
We offer a sharpening service at KNIFE on all straight edged kitchen knives only. All knives brought in are sharpened on site by hand on a series of Japanese waterstones. We use a combination of Naniwa Chosera, Naniwa Super Stone and Bester / Imanishi whetstones to restore your knives.
For Western blades we will start from a #220 grit to a #5000 grit for a final polish. For High carbon blades we will use anywhere from a #400 grit to over #12 000 for a surgically precise edge.
Turnaround times vary from 1 hour to one day. Contact Us for more information.
Basic Grade Sharpening
Small (up to 110mm) $8
Medium (up to 210mm) $12
Large (210mm and up) $14
Professional Grade Sharpening
Small (up to 110mm) $14
Medium (up to 210mm) $20
Large (210mm and up) $24
Broken Tip / Chipped Edges / Blade Re-profiling
starting from $10
Each class runs 2 hours in length and covers topics including selection and maintenance of stones and knives, knife steels, edge geometry, hand pressure and position, and proper bevel angles for both Japanese and Western kitchen knives.
Class size is limited to four attendees in order to maximize one-on-one time. Each class is customized to your individual needs and skill level.
A set of 2-3 stones and chef knife is required for the class. You may bring your own or purchase from us.
249 Crawford St
Toronto, ON M6J 2V7
- Mon: 11am – 7pm
- Tue: Closed
- Wed: 11am – 7pm
- Thu: 11am – 7pm
- Fri: 11am – 5pm
- Sat: 11am – 6pm
- Sun: 12pm – 5pm