Style Of Knives


Single Edge  Yanagiba, Kiritsuke, Deba, Kenmuki, Usuba

50/50 Edge  Sujihiki, Gyuto, Santoku, Nakiri, Petty

Butcher  Honesuki, Garasuki

Blade Material

Japanese Steel 

VG10 – Stain Resistant

AUS10 Damascus – Stain Resistant

Hongasumi G3  – Stain Resistant Carbon

Hongasumi White Steel #1, #2 – Carbon

Hongasumi Blue Steel #1, #2 – Carbon

Aogami Super

Blade Finish

Matte, Mirror Polish, Satin, Tsuchime, Kurouchi

Selection Of Handle Material

Japanese Handle

Walnut, Rosewood, Cypress, Yew, Zelkova, Magnolia, Urushi Natural Lacquer finished wood handles

Rings are addable as spacers in pure silver or corian

Black Buffalo, Black Pakkawood, Ebony and Corian Bolsters

Sayas – Knife Covers

Magnolia, Walnut, Cypress, Ebony

Urushi Lacquer finish availbale upon request in matte or glossy finish

What Is The Process For Ordering A Custom Kikusumi?

Step 1. Deciding Style of Knife & Blade Size.

Step 2. Deciding Steel Base and Finish

Step 3. Deciding Handle & Bolster

Step 4. Deciding Engraving

Step 5. Email our custom knife service team with the above information. A knife specialist will reach out to you shortly afterwards with a quote and lead time.

Step 6. Order Confirmation. Please allow 6-8 months lead time for production. All custom knife sales are final sale and 100% payment is required upon order. Industry discount is applicable to custom knife orders. Once the order is confirmed, no changes can be made to the knife.

Please contact our custom knife service team ( if you have any questions.

Custom Knife Order Terms

Please allow 6-8 months lead time for production for Steel knives as they are made one by one by our artisans.

All custom knife sales are final sale and 100% payment is necessary at the time of order.