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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Migaki Gyuto 240mm Lacewood

$590.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira ひとひら (一片)
Blacksmith: Togashi 富樫打刃物製作所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Profile: Gyuto
Size: 240mm
Type of steel: Carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, plated with soft iron
Sleeve: Lacewood & Octagonal Horn Buffalo
Total length: 390 mm
Edge length: 230 mm
Handle length at tip: 242 mm
Blade height: 52 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Handle length: 144 mm
Weight: 176g
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.