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Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #2 Kurouchi Nakiri Tagayasan

$340.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira (一片)
Blacksmith: Blacksmith Togashi 富樫打刃物製作所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Profile: Nakiri
Type of steel: Carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #2, plated with soft iron
Channel: Tagayasan & ebene octagonal ferrule
Total length: 315 mm
Edge length: 168 mm
Handle length at tip: 182 mm
Blade height: 55 mm
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Handle length: 132 mm
Weight: 200g
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.