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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #2 Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm Ho

$395.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira ひとひら (一片)
Blacksmith: Togashi 富樫打刃物製作所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Profile: Gyuto
Size: 240mm
Type of steel: Carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #2, plated with soft iron
Handle: Ho wood and octagonal buffalo horn
Total length: 392 mm
Edge length: 233 mm
Handle length at tip: 247 mm
Blade height: 52 mm
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Handle length: 143 mm
Weight: 195g
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.