Japanese style knives sold at the stores are usually shaped as the drawing. (black line)
** The drawing is exaggerated for easier understanding.
To get the maximam sharpeness of the knives, it is necessary to shave the pink part off.
This is the process of getting HONBA
Japanese knives are to be used with daily care, including sharpening.
But as it is not very easy to sharpen knives in a professional manner as well as it takes time, even restaurant chefs sometimes requests for HONBA.
Especially in use at home, we suggest you getting HONBA to enjoy the artistic sharpeness of the Takayuki knives.