Jikko, a long-established store, is good at making the blade.
It is said that the flavor of food is changed by the sharpness of a blade. Therefore, the blade plays a vital role in cooking. Especially, Sakai has been famous for blade-making from the past. Jikko has provided high-quality blades for over 120 years, which enjoys great popularity today among the groups of the chef. At present, Jikko keeps providing various products from the professional blads such as Betsuuchi Deba, Betsuuchi Sashimi and R2 Chef to the Crater Santoku for family use.
The feature of Jikkos' blade is the sharpness and design. In the opinion of the craftsmen, traditional blade-making is the way to show their attitude, skills, and passion. They concern the design of the blades, for example, a handle for easy using, a wave-designed Damascus Santoku.
The craftsmen explain the feature to the customer
Jikko makes a lot of blades type, you must find one is suitable for you. Thus, the best way to meet your needs is to discuss with craftsmen.
The blade almost is delivered to the wholesaler directly, so there is no connection with the craftsmen. However, Jikko is also a retail dealer and the information of a blade can be introduced by craftsmen.
Knives are made by advanced craftsmen, the quality is easy to recognize. How does the sharpness change depending on the steel material used, what is the kitchen knife of the “one piece of steel (main firing)” that the chef admires? If you dig the knowledge of knives, you will realize that there are lots of knife types barely hearing.
You can check the sharpness truly.
Besides, no matter the shop is located in Sakai or SkyO, you can experience the weight, sharpness of the blades.
You can try 100 knives at the showroom of the Sakai store, and of course, Namba SkyO shop also provides a lot of types. Certainly, it is hard to choose one from plenty of blades. The best way is that touch the knife, and feel it on your own. Plus, follow the advice from the staff. I believe that you could find the hand-fitting one. On the other hand, you also can choose the carriage handle as you like.
The knife needs to be maintained because the knife edge is worn and chipped while being in use. The Sakai Main Store and Namba Skyo Store also provide follow-up service after the purchase, so you can have a long relationship with your favorite one.
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