Made from Super Blue steel the Type 3 AS is incredibly light and so sharp out of the box - a work of art from a master craftsman. Forged by Takumi Ikdea and designed and sharpened by Takayuki Shibata, one of the top knife sharpeners in Japan the Type 3 AS is another top quality range from his Koutetsu brand.
Helping you find the perfect knife
Cutting Edge Knives is a small family run business based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. We love the history and craftsmanship that goes into making Japanese chef knives and the excitement and enjoyment you experience when using a truly sharp knife in the kitchen.
Since 2011 we've helped thousands of happy customers find the perfect knife for their cooking and hope to serve you soon.