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Baba Cutlery Works

Baba Cutlery Works was established in 1916 and since then, we keep producing kitchen knives to satisfy professional chefs, using traditional techniques and newly devised methods putting ourselves in the user's position.
We supply our knives to specialty stores, department stores, and through online stores.
Our motto is "sharp knives change the taste of food."
At Baba Cutlery Works, visitors can see the process of "sharpening and straightening a blade," "fixing a handle to a knife," "engraving a name on knife." Also, if visitors request, they can see the forging process.

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Access

Baba Cutlery Works Co.,Ltd.
3-3-22 Shukuya-cho Higashi Sakai-ku, Sakai, Osaka 590-0936 Japan

*Nankai Line Sakai-Higashi station 12 minutes walk
*JR Line Sakai city station 5 minutes by taxi
*Hankai Line Myokokujimae station 6 minutes walk

Admission

Admission fee Free
Working days and hours Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 17:00
Closings Saturday, Sunday, public holidays, Bon and New Year holidays
Visitor capacity 10
Time required for a tour 1 hour
Language Japanese only
Reservation Required
Please e-mail ichiji@baba-hamono.com
*3days prior to your visit.
Other conditions *Visitors must arrange an interpreter
*Guided tour is available
*Photos allowed in certain areas
*Visitors can purchase the products of Baba Cutlery Works
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Contact

Tel: 072-232-2641 *Japanese only
E-mail: ichiji@baba-hamono.com *Japanese, English