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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #2 Kurouchi Kiritsuke Gyuto 210mm Ho Wood

$440.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira ひ片 ‘ひ’
Blacksmith: Togashi 富 樫 刃 物 製作 所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka / Japan
Profile: Kiritsuke Gyuto
Size: 210 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) – 2, covered with soft iron
Handle: Ho Wood and Octagonal Buffalo Horn
Total length: 360 mm
Length of edge: 200 mm
Length of handle at tip: 216 mm
Blade height: 51 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Length of handle: 144 mm
Weight: 172g
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.