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The Takamura-San R2 Migaki Collection

"R2 Powder Steel Performance - Perfected"

Takamura R2 Migaki Collection

CarbonCrNiMoVTungsten
1.215---2.82---

Takamura-San's handmade R2 knives are building a cult like following of Top Chefs worldwide. They have always been in very limited and exclusive supply. These exquisite thin edged knives glide through vegetables and proteins almost effortlessly. It is jaw dropping when you first experience Migaki performance.

The Takamura family pioneered and have truly mastered the forging of super hard R2 powder steel perhaps better than any other fine craftsmen. Takamura knives are 100% handmade in house by Takamura senior and his 3 sons. This philosophy, control and attention to small detail from start to finish is why these knives are so exceptional. Takamura believes that there are 3 pillars to making a quality knife. Superior steel, exceptional forging and expert sharpening must be harmoniously achieved. No knife leaves his shop that does not fulfill this promise.

Takamura Migaki R2 knives will satisfy even the most demanding user. They are often the sharpest knives on the rack. Migaki are well balanced, comfortable, durable,handsome and have excellent edge retention with ease of sharpening. Takamura-San hopes that they will put a smile on your face from the first cut to the last. I know that they elicit many smiles at knife skills class. It is a privilege to offer you these red Ferrari's. There can often be a six month wait to obtain one. Some of Takamura's Suminagashi R2 knives command prices approaching $1000.00. The Migaki knife collection are tremendous value for high performance.





Takamura 130mm Petty (5.25 in)

StyleBlade LengthWeightHandleTotal LengthBalance
Petty130mm70gPakka
Wood
245mmNeutral

Takamura 130mm Petty
5.25 inches

CarbonCrNiMoVTungsten
1.215---2.82---

Uses in the Kitchen:
This super light paring or little petty is great for handwork, peeling, tip and topping berries and fine detail work. The thin hard powder steel edge glides through food with uncommon speed and ease.

$159.00

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Takamura 150mm (6 in)

StyleBlade LengthWeightHandleTotal LengthBalance
Petty150mm80gPakka
Wood
270mmNeutral

Takamura 150mm Petty
6 inches

CarbonCrNiMoVTungsten
1.215---2.82---

Uses in the Kitchen:
This versatile knife may become your favourite little "big knife". It slices garlic, shallots, and herbs with precision and ease. The Japanese love it for fruit and it can bone small meats. Excellent on all small cutting board tasks

$169.00

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Takamura 170mm Santuko (7 in)

StyleBlade LengthWeightHandleTotal LengthBalance
Santuko170mm150gPakka
Wood
300mmNeutral

Takamura 170mm Santuko
7 inches

CarbonCrNiMoVTungsten
1.215---2.82---

Uses in the Kitchen:
Enormously popular, this R2 is so sharp slicing, mincing, and chopping are effortless with this nimble and light Santuko. It feels just right and will rock your kitchen! You may have an AHA moment on your first use.

$179.00

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Takamura 180mm Gyuto (7.25 in)

StyleBlade LengthWeightHandleTotal LengthBalance
Gyuto180mm145gPakka
Wood
310mmNeutral

Takamura 180mm Gyuto
7.25 inches

CarbonCrNiMoVTungsten
1.215---2.82---

Uses in the Kitchen:
This is a jaw dropping chef knife. With its crazy sharp, thin edge it can become your main go to knife for almost any kitchen task. Small even R2 molecules have amazing edge retention but allow ease of sharpening. Takamura-sans tempering is magic.

$189.00

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Tanaka 210mm Santuko (8.5 in)

StyleBlade LengthWeightHandleTotal LengthBalance
Gyuto210mm165gPakka
Wood
340mmForward

Takamura 210mm Gyuto
8.5 inches

CarbonCrNiMoVTungsten
1.215---2.82---

Uses in the Kitchen:
Pro length this R2 migaki can handle just about any prep work with speed and ease. Until you own and use a Takamura it is hard to describe the performance. With an acute bevel, super thin edge and Takamura sharpening, food just falls off this Gyuto.

$199.00

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The LTD Edition Kirin/Takamura-San Uchigumo R2

"The ultimate edged Takamura Powdered Steel chef's knife"

The ultimate edged Takamura Powdered Steel chef's knife

CarbonCrNiMoVTungsten
115---1.2.31.5
The ultimate edged Takamura Powdered Steel chef's knife

The ultimate edged Takamura Powdered Steel chef's knife

Exquisite Suminagashi art, yet very much working knives,the uchigumo knives are really some of the most sought after blades world wide.Very Few are forged in the Takamura shop each season. Takamura-san's mastery over R2 steel is without equal. You will understand when you take the first cut. R2 is my favorite modern steel as it performs like a new silver Ferrari at the track.What more could you ask runway model looks with a custom black saya and supercar performance.Invest in an gorgeous ltd edition uchigumo and prepare to grin from ear to ear. Knife skills strongly suggested. These knives are branded with (Takamura associate) Kirin Hamono and my own kanji for identification but they are forged by Takamura san and also come in an very attractive gift box

The LTD Edition Kirin/Takamura-San Uchigumo R2

StyleBlade LengthWeightHandleTotal LengthBalance
Gyuto210mm185gPakka
Wood
340mm@ Pinch

Takamura Ltd Uchigumo R2 210mm Gyuto
8 1/4 inches

CarbonCrNiMoVTungsten
115---1.2.31.5

Uses in the Kitchen:
This gyuto sings. Effortless prep with this supercar of knives. At only 185g and a thin 2.2 mm near the bolster this hard edged laser will have you smiling instantly. 210mm is a perfect length for seasoned pro or home cook. This 210 is nimble and easy to use.

$599.00

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The Takamura-San Tsuchime Collection

“Cool Hand hammered Hrc 61 super VG10 knives”

Takamura Tsuchime 170mm Santoku

StyleBlade LengthWeightHandleTotal LengthBalance
Santuko170mm160gPakka
Wood
300mmNeutral

Takamura Tsuchime 170mm Santoku
7 inches

CarbonCrNiMoVCo
1.015---1.20.31.5

Uses in the Kitchen:
This beautiful hand hammered, easy care vg 10 santoku is so sharp ottb mincing, and chopping are effortless . Expect compliments displaying a Takamura Tsuchime in your kit or kitchen and a smile every time you use it.

$169.00

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Takamura Tsuchime 180mm Gyuto

StyleBlade LengthWeightHandleTotal LengthBalance
Gyuto180mm160gPakka
Wood
308mmNeutral

Takamura Tsuchime 180mm Gyuto
7.25 inches

CarbonCrNiMoVCo
1.015---1.20.31.5

Uses in the Kitchen:
This is a super chef knife. Feels great in the hand + can become your main go to knife for almost any kitchen task. Easy to sharpen with good food release you will experience the Takamura advantage.

$179.00

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Takamura Tsuchime 210mm Gyuto

StyleBlade LengthWeightHandleTotal LengthBalance
Gyuto210mm170gPakka
Wood
340mmForward

Takamura Tsuchime 210mm Gyuto
8.5 inches

CarbonCrNiMoVCo
1.015---1.20.31.5

Uses in the Kitchen:
Pro length this VG 10 can handle just about any prep work with speed and ease. Until you own and use a Takamura it is hard to describe the performance. With an 12 degree bevel, super grind and heat treatment, food just falls off this cool hand hammered Gyuto. It will be star in your kitchen!

$199.00

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My Takamura gyuto is easily one of the best knives I have ever invested in and had the pleasure of using. It is SO damn sharp it feels like I am cutting with a real Laser. I am so happy to have found Chris and cannot wait to spend more of my future paychecks on more of his gorgeous knives. Thanks for everything!
Chef Jamie Lauren (Top Chef USA Contestant, Rising Star Chef + Culinary Producer)

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