Yukihiro Sakai is an independent blacksmith carrying on the traditional style of forge welding knives in-house having spent his apprenticeship learning his craft under Nishida-san. He represents one of the next generation of blacksmiths who still enjoy working in a traditional style and making everything in-house and working with traditional materials.
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.