Not sure where to post this, but thought I'd share. I wanted to visit a knife shop while I was in Japan, and wasn’t sure who to go to. I saw Teruyasu Fujiwara was recommended, so I contacted them. I was initially planning on just picking a knife or two, and was really curious about the workshop, so I shot an email and Gaku replied told me he would also let me try a smithing experience. So here I was being guided by Fujiwara Teruyasu. Pics of my knives, they look a lot better in person. Paring Knife: Santoku Knife He also gave me the paper knife that he let me help make. This was a gift to me, it's rough and it's my job to finish it. Overall it was a great experience, and if you have time and are in Tokyo, I’d really suggest emailing and checking it out. Teru the resident Shiba Inu. I’m pretty terrible at taking pictures, everything looks a lot better in person. They engrave the knife for you with your name as well.