Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Mizu Honyaki Yanagiba 270mm Ebony wood

$1,700.00

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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: Yanagiba
Size: 270 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Honyaki Yasuki White (Shirogami) – 1
Handle: Ebony wood and Octagonal blonde buffalo horn
Total length: 416 mm
Length of edge: 262 mm
Length of handle at tip: 274 mm
Blade height: 34 mm
Thick: 3.5 mm
Length of handle: 142 mm
Weight: 223g
Hand orientation: right-handed
Sling: Kenya Togashi

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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.