Hitohira Togashi Aogami #1 Single Bevel Gyuto 240mm Rosewood

$800.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira ひ片 ‘ひ’
Blacksmith: Togashi 富 樫 刃 物 製作 所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka / Japan
Profile: Single Bevel Gyuto
Size: 240 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) – 1, soft iron coating
Channel: Taihei rosewood and octagonal buffalo horn
Total length: 395 mm
Length of edge: 232 mm
Length of handle at tip: 248 mm
Blade height: 52 mm
Thick: 2.6 mm
Length of handle: 146 mm
Weight: 223g
Hand orientation: right-handed
Sling: Kenya Togashi

Come with his Saya

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.