Naoki Mazaki

One of the next generation of skilled young blacksmiths to follow in the older masters footsteps, Mazaki san initially spent time touring Japan on his motorbike before deciding on a career as a blacksmith. 

Having apprenticed with Yoshikane and undertaking further training with Kiyoshi Kato san in Sanjo, he works in his own small workshop where he forges and finishes all his knives by hand using traditional techniques.


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