Welcome to our "Knife Lexicon". One of my biggest goals here at Karasu is to educate everybody and to provide as much information about knives, craftsmen, sharpening, whetstones and steel types. Not only so that you can make better choices when selecting a knife but also to provide the resources to properly maintain each kitchen knife and to create the right expectations. In my believe this will contribute to a more enjoyable experience and longer lasting tools.

Carbon Steel

So you got yourself a carbon steel knife , or one with just a carbon core. Smart! Click below to read all about this type of steel.

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Stainless Steel

Here you'll find a lot of information about stainless steel

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Here you'll find all you need to know about whetstones

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