Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Damascus Gyuto 240mm Ebony

$740.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira ひとひら (一片)
Blacksmith: Togashi 富樫打刃物製作所
Profile: Gyuto
Size: 240 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel (Oxidizable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, Carbon Damascus Clad
Handle: ebene and buffalo horn octogenal ferrule
Total length: 392 mm
Edge length: 228 mm
Handle length at tip: 245 mm
Blade height: 52 mm
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Handle length: 145 mm
Weight: 227 g
Hand orientation: Ambidextrous
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.