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PRICE INCREASE FOR JIRO KNIVES

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PRICE INCREASE FOR JIRO KNIVES

 We really appreciate everyone who supports Jiro's work. We need to announce that we decided to increase price for Jiro knives that we receive after 15th January 2023.  Right now we are in huge inflation and needed to raise prices for almost every knife because the material, abrasive and shipping costs are raising a lot in the past 6 months. But we also need to raise his price for a different reason too. Because he is focusing to deliver his knife to more users for the past 4 years, he didn't raise the price even if he steps more processes...

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HI-CONDITION 9 Pockets Knife Roll | NEW ARRIVAL

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HI-CONDITION 9 Pockets Knife Roll | NEW ARRIVAL

HI-CONDITION 9 POCKETS KNIFE ROLL New arrivals from HI-CONDITION. These 9 Pockets Knife roll has 8 slots for kitchen knife and 1 zipper pockets for small items. Also roll gets taller that easy to fit with 300mm Yanagiba with Saya This knife roll hold your collection of the knife tight and doesn't make any damage. All knife rolls sewn in Japan using finest Japanese Hanpu canvas "Fujikinbai" from Shiga, Japan. Now you can carry little chef's items all in one bag. It has smooth zipper. Knife roll designed to fit with general 300 mm Yanagiba with Saya case. Covered whole knife and...

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RAISING PRICE FOR JIRO SMALLER KNIFE

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RAISING PRICE FOR JIRO SMALLER KNIFE

Many people believe that smaller knives must be cheaper because they cost less and take less time to make. The reality is they take a similar time to craft, although sometimes it is actually more difficult to make smaller knives for technical reasons.Regardless of this, we had tried in the past to make smaller Jiro knives much less than their larger counterparts in an effort to make them more affordable.Jiro recently mentioned that he wanted to put the same amount of time and soul into every single knife he makes, regardless of size or type. He said he felt sorry...

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Letter on December 2020 | BLACKSMITH JIRO

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Letter on December 2020 | BLACKSMITH JIRO

Letter from Jiro Even if each knife looks the same, the craftsman is actually trying to make things better for every time based on communication with sellers and users all the time. Today, I present the letter from blacksmith Jiro so you can see how he spends his time to make his work better. Letter from Jiro -------------------------------- Dear sir. It is already December and only a little is left in 2020. I am sorry that I could make very few pieces each time. Recently, I discovered an interesting result from using a natural stone to polish the Hagane (core...

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#100 | BLACKSMITH JIRO

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#100 | BLACKSMITH JIRO

 Jiro Nakagawa is a true one-man craftsman that works alone in the countryside. He sought out skilled craftsmen around Japan including a master sword polisher to learn the techniques of manipulating traditional materials, and have practiced the art of calligraphy for over 20 years under the master who lives in Nagano prefecture to enhance his hand-chiselling/engraving. His unique skill sets, humility, and will to improve all of his domain as a craftsman make all Jiro forged items worth treasuring for years to come. All Jiro blades are numbered and for the one-hundredth, Jiro-san wished to imbue his maximum effort and...

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