Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Stainless Clad Migaki Bunka 180mm Ziricote


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Brand: Hitohira ひとひら (一片)
Blacksmith: Togashi 富樫打刃物製作所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka/Japan
Profile: Bunka
Size: 180 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, mild stainless steel coating
Handle: Ziricote & octagonal buffalo horn
Total length: 321 mm
Edge length: 170 mm
Handle length at tip: 187 mm
Blade height: 52 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Handle length: 133 mm
Weight: 165g
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.