Blacksmith: Togashi Blacksmith 富樫刃物製作所
Type of steel: Carbon steel (oxidable)
Steel: Yasuki Shirogami #2
Channel: Ebony wood and Buffalo Horn
Blade length: 270mm
Sling: Kenya Togashi
This item includes the custom made Saya for this knife.
Togashi-San is the blacksmith behind this beautiful blade. One of the 25 certified traditional craftsmen in the region, he has started to forge blades since 19 in 1967. The sharpener and polisher Yohei-San, also a certified traditional craftsman in the region, learned to sharpen the double-edged knife under the guidance of one of the region’s finest sharpeners Sakai.