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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Stainless Clad Sujihiki 240mm Ziricote

$635.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira (一片)
Blacksmith: Togashi 富樫打刃物製作所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Profile: Sujihiki
Size: 240mm
Type of steel: Carbon steel
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, mild stainless steel coating
Handle: Ziricote and octogeal buffalo horn
Total length: 398 mm
Edge length: 232 mm
Handle length at tip: 246 mm
Blade height: 38 mm
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Handle length: 146 mm
Weight: 164g
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.