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Hitohira Togashi Shigogami #1 Tachi Deba Gaucher 150mm Ho


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Brand: Hitohira (一片)
Blacksmith: Togashi 富樫打刃物製作所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Profile: Deba
Size: 150mm
Type of steel: Carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, plated with soft iron
Handle: Ho wood and buffalo horn virole for left-handed in the shape of a D
Total length: 293 mm
Edge length: 156 mm
Handle length at tip: 172 mm
Blade height: 47 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Handle length: 120 mm
Weight: 195g
Hand orientation: left-handed
Sharpener: Kenya Togashi

Kenji Togashi is a legendary Sakai blacksmith and one of the few blacksmiths in Japan to have the skills to forge quality honyaki blades. Since the beginning of his career in 1966, Master Togashi has received numerous distinctions, he is renowned for mastering these skills of forge. Master Togashi makes blades in his own workshop in Sakai, with his three sons.