Interviewed with : Terukazu & Hideo Takamura
How Takamura HSPS (R2) was Born
We fortunately had Takamura Blacksmiths at our 24th Annual Japanese Food and Restaurant Expo 2017 to ask their story about knife production. High Speed Powdered Steel (R2) is becoming the most popular steel used in culinary knives. Here’s how Toshiyuki Takamura, the 2nd generation Blacksmith of Takamura Hamono, has innovated knifemaking using stainless steel and how he has invented High Speed Powdered Steel (R2) for knives.