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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #2 Chinese Cleaver 220mm Ho (#6)

$390.00

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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: Chinese cleaver
Size: 220mm
Type of steel: Carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #2, plated with soft iron
Handle: Ho wood and octognal buffalo horn ferrule
Total length: 384 mm
Edge length: 220 mm
Handle length at tip: 252 mm
Blade height: 104 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Handle length: 138 mm
Weight: 412g
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.