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Yoshihiro Yauji Aogami #2 Migaki Kiritsuke 210mm Ebony


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Blacksmith: Yoshihiro Yauji 弥氏良寛
Production area: Echizen-Fukui / Japan
Profile: Kiritsuke
Size: 210 mm
Steel type: carbon steel
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) #2, coated with soft oxidizable steel
Handle: Ebony and blonde buffalo horn
Total length: 389 mm
Length of edge: 215 mm
Handle length at tip: 257 mm
Blade height: 49 mm
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Length of handle: 132 mm
Weight: 196g
Hand orientation: right-handed

Born in 1983, Mr. Yoshihiro Yauji developed an interest in DIY from childhood and gradually fell in love with steel tools. He found a very special connection with knives because knives, in his own words, “represent the starting point of humanity.” From the Stone Age, human beings began to use knives to cut down trees and eventually led to the development of civilization. In 2003, Yoshihiro became the apprentice of Master Hideo Kitaoka, considered one of the best craftsmen in Japan. After more than 15 years of training, Yoshihiro finally started making knives independently in 2019. It should be noted that it forges, sharpens, finishes and sharpens on its own.