Yohhei Sato: Sato Sharpening

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Knife sharpening is art of craft and a way to communicate with knives by stones and hands. Sharpening takes not only experience and skills but also extreme passion to seek sharpness. 

Yohhei Sato is a local knife sharpener and sharpen knives with his traditional heritage skill by hand. He will talks about his passion about sharpening knives, work ethic and involving local communities with knife sharpening.

Yohhei Sato is born and raised in Japan and is a local professional knife / tool sharpener. He rides his bike all over town to bring his sharpening service. He grew up helping his family's rice farm in countryside of northern Japan and learned sharpening skill from his uncle who is a tuna butcherman and his grandfather who also taught outdoor skills. 

He is also a local theatre tech, actor and model. He passionate exploring nature, art, knife and involving community. He is probably in wilderness when he is not working. 

Photo by Katalina Berbari sidetrackphotography.com

Photo by Katalina Berbari sidetrackphotography.com

Photo by Katalina Berbari sidetrackphotography.com

Photo by Katalina Berbari sidetrackphotography.com