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Niwaki is for lovers: Takumi ripstop work jacket and trouser, Niwaki Canvas Cap and Jika Tabi boots made in Japan

14% off almost everything, with love

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Niwaki Tsubo Secateurs: wisteria rattan wrapped handles and drop forged carbon steel blades

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Niwaki seeds bon odori Japanese yuri cucumber vegetable grow your own

If you were a vegetable, you’d be a cute-cumber.

Forked Hand Hoe

Did it hurt when you fell from heaven?

Niwaki Moku Pruning Saw

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Japanese secateurs hand forged carbon steel blades made in Japan

Watch: Hand forging Niwaki secateurs

Watch: Hand forging Niwaki secateurs

Take a look behind the scenes to learn more about the artisanal processes involved in the creation of hand-forged carbon steel Japanese secateurs.

Niwaki Winter-Gloves with a Woolly Hat on a frost Landrover

Winter Gear

Winter Gear from Niwaki

Keep your brain agile and your fingers mobile with our 100% raw wool Woolly Hat and the fleece-lined, water-resistant Niwaki Winter Gloves.

Niwaki Shumatsu Secateurs

Your hand looks heavy. Can I hold it for you?

Niwaki Y Type Tool Box • Grey

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Niwaki Mainichi Snips

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Nizyū Kanō Ruckack • Goma Black

We’re not socks but I think we’d make a great pair.

Taira Mekiri Scissors

Did we go to school together? I swear we had chemistry.

Lucano 3 Step Orange

Are you a time traveler? Because I see you in my future.

Ripstop Takumi Trousers

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Sharpening Pond Niwaki knife sharpening for Japanese kitchen knives

What do you call a conga of people lifting block of cheddar? A cheesy pickup line.

Niwaki Gift Vouchers


Gift vouchers

A Niwaki Gift Voucher is a reliable solution to the age old problem of choosing a present.

Natsko Seki Chiltern Street Illustration

Niwaki Chiltern Street

Niwaki Showroom at No.7 Chaldicott Barns, Semley


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Japanese Garden Tools from Niwaki

Japanese Garden Tools

Whether you’re cloud pruning a Taxus baccata (that’s yew to you), planting bulbs in the window box of a top floor balcony or keeping your houseplants neat and tidy, Niwaki probably has a tool to make the job easier and, dare we say it, a little more pleasurable.

Gardening is held in high-esteem in Japan, and the quality and thoughtful design of our secateurs, pruning saws, spades, shears – everything, really – reflect this. Click to browse the whole range and discover your next “how did I live without that?” tool.

Niwaki Tripod Ladders the original tripod ladders from Japan

Japanese Tripod Ladders

The original and best Japanese Tripod Ladder. Lightweight, finished to a high standard and, most importantly, safe. Three legs and a wide base provide incredible stability, even on slopes and steps. Perfect for hedges, topiary, fruit trees and all other garden and DIY jobs where you need to work safely at height.

Our unique spring-loaded leg pin and platform top step are two of the reasons Niwaki Original Tripod ladders are the professional gardener’s ladder of choice. Try one for yourself and find out what all the fuss is about.

Japanese kitchen knife by Masashi Kobo for Niwaki


Japanese kitchen knives have a reputation for being among the best in the world, but don’t let the hype obscure their practicality. Niwaki stocks knives for all budgets and levels of enthusiasm, from the entry-level Niwaki Mainichi range (Santoku, Gyoto, Nakiri and Petty) which marries Japanese steel with Western-style handles, to the hand-finished-in-a-tiny-Sanjo-workshop majesty of the Masashi Kobo Damascus knives.

Click to browse the whole range, and feel free to give us a call or drop us an email if you would like to know more.

Great gear from Japan - Apron and Shokunin Tool Bag


All the gear and no idea? Sounds like you need more gear! Over the years, we’ve steadily added to a diverse range of workwear clothing, footwear, bags, Japanese pocket knives and other accessories for you and your tools, all with the common denominators of quality and practicality.

From Metal Tool Boxes to Kojima Indigo Denim Work Trousers, and Takumi Ripstop Work Suits to our ever-popular Niwaki Gardening Gloves, we’re certain you’ll find something that will make your life easier, and maybe a little more stylish to boot (we sell them too - check out the Tabi Work Boots and the Niwaki Rubber Boot). Explore the full range here.