Since its establishment in 1932, Yaxell has been one of the major knife manufacturers in Japan. They have been contributing to the improvement of kitchen culture by supplying superior quality kitchen knives inherited with ancient sword smiths’ traditional skills. Yaxell knives are used by the top chefs all over the world and are becoming more and more popular also among discerning hobby chefs.
History and Tradition
The outstanding edge of the Yaxell knives has been achieved by combining the best of advanced technology with the unsurpassed knowledge and expertise of the craftsmen making these professional kitchen knives. Their skills have been cultivated in traditional Japanese sword making techniques, handed down from generation to generation over seven centuries in Seki, Japan, the capital of swords and knives.
Sharpening your premium Japanese knives on a whetstone could be dangerous if you don’t have angle guides ensuring you’re sharpening your knife at the correct angle. Without these, your knife may become unevenly sharpened on each side or be sharpened to a smaller or larger angle degree to how your knife was produced. The Yaxell Whetstone Angle keeper ensures this is never a problem.