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Posted: 9/25/2005 10:28:47 PM EDT
I guy i work with overheard me bitchin about how long it takes to get a knife sharpened by the factory, and told me that he does this kesagiri sharpening, and gave me his business card? But I'm a little dubious about having my knives sharpened using a technique/method I've never heard of or know what kind of knives its best for.

I've googled it but all that told me was that its japanese
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 1:52:52 PM EDT
In my experience, kesagiri is a term used for a diagonal cut. More specific a diagonal cut with a sword as practiced in kenjitsu or iiado. Also something that would be practiced during tameshigiri (cutting practice with your sword). I have never heard of kesagiri defined as a form of sharpening, but I am not an expert and have limted sources in the use of the word.

hope this helps.
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