Hideo Kitaoka

A 3rd generation master blacksmith based at Takefu knife village, Hideo Kitaoka specialises in single bevel knives and his exacting standards and high quality finishes are highly regarded by chefs of all levels around the world.

Helping you find the perfect knives & accessories

Cutting Edge Knives is a family run business established in 2011 and based in the picturesque town of Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. We love the history and craftsmanship that goes into making Japanese chef knives and accessories and the excitement and enjoyment you experience when using a truly sharp knife in the kitchen.

Over many years we've helped thousands of happy customers find their dream knife and look forward to helping you too.

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