当サイトは、国内と国外の両方で刃物の販売経験を持つ管理人が、異文化圏の人々にも日本の道具のことをより深く知ってもらおうと立ち上げたものです。多くの方に正しい知識をもっていただくため、用いられている写真・ビデオ・マップおよび文章を含むすべてのコンテンツは、引用元として “http://hitohira-japan.com/” を表示することで、当サイトに不利益のない範囲内で商用および個人用含めてご自由にお使いいただけます。

Hitohira was created by an experienced and passionate knife user and seller who has worked extensively in Japan and North America. Hitohira is a source dedicated to sharing and educating knife enthusiasts on the proper use and maintenance of their knives and other bladed tools. Hitohira encourages the use of the contents on this site for personal and business purposes, from its pictures and videos, to maps and informative articles as long as Hitohira is cited as the source of such information. Please use “http://hitohira-japan.com/” as the source reference.

DELIVERY

We use Japan Post EMS (Express Mail Service) for all international orders.
The item(s) will be shipped after full payment is confirmed.

【International Shipping Terms and Conditions】
– Please purchase edged tools in accordance with the laws of your own country. We will take no responsibility if any of our items you bought are confiscated (seized) by the customs.Please inquire with your local customs about the duties.

– As we do not send a manual with our products, please don’t hesitate to email us to know the characteristics, way of use or further information regarding the product.

– Please notify us immediately for any damage or loss of a shipment. We will inquire with the courier, however the investigation may be a long process. You can repurchase the product and we will refund you the payment immediately after compensation is granted.

– There is a risk that the handle of the knife can crack or the blade can bend due to the difference of the environment such as temperature, atmospheric pressure or humidity. For bent blades, please send the product to us for repairment or ask a Japanese knife store near you to straighten up the blade.

 

THE WORLD SHARPENERS UNION

HITOHIRAでは、国内外の研ぎ師を探しています。ご連絡いただいた研ぎ師の情報は、マップに掲載させていただいた後に、国内および国外の庖丁販売店にて、研ぎを行っているお店としてお客様に紹介させていただきます。実店舗を持ち、片刃、両刃の研ぎ及び基本的な修理を行えることが条件となります。詳しくは【THE WORLD SHARPENERS MAP】よりご参照ください。

Hitohira is always seeking the information of premium knife sharpening services from around the world that are able to properly sharpen both single and double bevel knives and basic repairing. Your information will then be uploaded to our interactive world map, which will be used and shared by other prominent knife sharpeners and users looking for sharpening services from all over the world. Please check more detail on the link of “THE WORLD SHARPENERS MAP” .

CONNECTED

We are connected with many craftsmen, tractable shops and makers.

Tosho Knife Arts
(Toronto, Canada)
Ai & Om Knives
(Vancouver, Canada)
Cutlery Tsubaya つば屋庖丁店
(Kappabashi, Japan)
Morihei 森平
(Asakusabashi, Japan)
Takeda Hamono 武田刃物工場
(Niimi, Japan)
HI-CONDITION
(Asakusabashi, Japan)