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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Nakiri 180mm Ho Wood

$410.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira ひ片 ‘ひ’
Smith: Blacksmith Togashi 富 樫 刃 物 製作 所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka / Japan
Profile: Nakiri
Size: 180 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) – 1, soft stainless steel coating
Handle: Ho Wood and Octagonal Buffalo Horn
Total length: 316 mm
Length of edge: 166 mm
Length of handle at tip: 182 mm
Blade height: 54 mm
Thick: 2.3 mm
Length of handle: 134 mm
Weight: 197g
Hand orientation: ambidextrous
Sling: Kenya Togashi

 

Togashi-San is the blacksmith behind this beautiful blade. One of the 25 certified traditional craftsmen in the region, he began forging blades since the age of 19, in 1967.