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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #2 Kurouchi Bunka Hinoki Cypress


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Brand: Hitohira ひ と ひ ら (一片)
Blacksmith: Togashi 富 樫 刃 物 製作 所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka / Japan
Profile: Bunka
Type of steel: carbon steel
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) # 2, covered with soft iron
Handle: Hinoki Cypress and Buffalo Horn
Total length: 323 mm
Length of edge: 171 mm
Length of handle at tip: 187 mm
Blade height: 53 mm
Thick: 2.3 mm
Length of handle: 137 mm
Weight: 149g
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.