Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Tachi Yanagiba 270mm Ho

$400.00

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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: Yanagiba
Size: 270mm
Type of steel: Carbon steel (Oxydable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, plated with soft iron
Handle: Ho wood and octognal buffalo horn ferrule
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Total length: 414 mm
Edge length: 260 mm
Handle length at tip: 270 mm
Blade height: 32 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Handle length: 140 mm
Weight: 166g
Hand orientation: right-handed
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.