TOG Knives are a batch-produced, artisan products made by hand by skilled craftsmen. Our design philosophy aims to bring together the best of Japanese artisan knife-making and European design and innovation to create the best kitchen knife in the World. TOG blades are forged in Seki City, the Samurai sword capital of Japan. Like the swords that have been made there for 800 years, the blades are layered and hardened to give an amazing combination of sharpness and strength.