Hitohira Togashi Shirogami #2 Kurouchi Kiritsuke Gyuto 210mm Hinoki Cypress

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Description

Brand: Hitohira ひ と ひ ら (一片)
Blacksmith: Togashi 富 樫 刃 物 製作 所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka / Japan
Profile: Kiritsuke Gyuto
Size: 210 mm
Type of steel: carbon steel
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) # 2, covered with soft iron
Handle: Hinoki Cypress and Buffalo Horn
Total length: 365 mm
Length of edge: 202 mm
Length of handle at tip: 216 mm
Blade height: 50 mm
Thick: 2.3 mm
Length of handle: 147 mm
Weight: 174g
Hand orientation: ambidextrous
Sling: 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.