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Hitohira Togashi Shrogami #1 Stainless Clad Kiritsuke Gyuto 210mm Ziricote

$660.00

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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: Kiritsuke Gyuto
Size: 210 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, mild stainless steel coating
Handle: Ziricote & octagonal buffalo horn
Total length: 361 mm
Edge length: 199 mm
Handle length at the tip: 219 mm
Blade height: 50 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Handle length: 144 mm
Weight: 183 g
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.