Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #2 Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm Tagayasan


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Brand: Hitohira ひ片 ‘ひ’
Blacksmith: Togashi 富 樫 刃 物 製作 所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka / Japan
Profile: Gyuto
Size: 240 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel (oxidable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) – 2, covered with soft iron
Handle: tagayasan and octagonal ebony
Total length: 392 mm
Length of edge: 231 mm
Length of handle at tip: 247 mm
Blade height: 52 mm
Thick: 2.4 mm
Length of handle: 145 mm
Weight: 221g
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.