Takeshi Saji was born in 1948 at Takefu city of Fukui prefecture, another knife city famous for Echizen Uchihamono (Hammer forged knives). Takeshi Saji is the Pioneer for expanding the Japanese Traditional Forged Hunting knives (和式) to world market and one of most popular custom knife makers in Japan.
He was appointed as the "Traditional Craftsman". His knife blades are shaped by hammer forging out of the laminated Japanese carbon steel.
He produces traditional Japanese style Ken Nata (machete) with Hamaguri edge (convex edge). It comes with natural wood or bamboo scabbard. These are handmade knives (semi custom knife), and it will usually take more than 30 days to finish after ordering. However, we carry inventories for immediate delivery on these selected best selling models.