Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Stainless Clad Petty 165mm Ho

$380.00

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Description

Brand: Hitohira (一片)
Blacksmith: Togashi 富樫打刃物製作所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Profile: Petty
Size: 165mm
Type of steel: Carbon steel
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, mild stainless steel coating
Handle: Ho wood & octoge buffalo horn ferrule
Total length: 298 mm
Edge length: 153 mm
Handle length at tip: 164 mm
Blade height: 29 mm
Thickness: 2.1mm
Handle length: 133 mm
Weight: 78g
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.