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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Tachi Deba 180mm Ho


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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: Deba
Size: 180mm
Type of steel: Carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, plated with soft iron
Handle: Ho wood and octognal buffalo horn ferrule
Total length: 335 mm
Edge length: 182 mm
Tip handle length: 200 mm
Blade height: 52 mm
Thickness: 5.5 mm
Handle length: 133 mm
Weight: 267g
Hand orientation: right-handed
Sharpener: Kenya Togashi

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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.