Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #2 Kurouchi Petty 165mm Tagayasan

$280.00

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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: Petty
Size: 165 mm
Steel Type: Carbon Steel (Oxidisable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #2, Soft Plated Iron
Handle: Tagayasan and octagonal ebony shell
Total length: 301 mm
Edge length: 155 mm
Neck length at the tip: 167 mm
Blade height: 29mm
Thickness: 2.2mm
Handle length: 132 mm
Weight: 100g
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.