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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Stainless Clad Nakiri 180mm Ebony

$560.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira ひ と ひ ら (一片)
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: Taihei Ebony and octagonal buffalo horn
Total length: 318 mm
Length of edge: 168 mm
Length of handle at tip: 187 mm
Blade height: 56 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Length of handle: 134 mm
Weight: 212g
Hand orientation: ambidextrous
Sling: 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.