Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #1 Yanagi Sakimaru 300mm Ho Wood

$635.00

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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: Yanagi Sakimaru
Size: 300 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel (oxidable)
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) – 1, covered with soft iron
Handle: Ho Wood and Oxtagonal Buffalo Horn

Total length: 452 mm
Length of edge: 295 mm
Length of handle at tip: 304 mm
Blade height: 34 mm
Thick: 3.5 mm
Length of handle: 144 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.