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Teruyasu Fujiwara Maboroshi shirogami#1 wa-gyuto 210mm

Teruyasu Fujiwara Maboroshi shirogami#1 wa-gyuto 210mm

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A 210mm gyuto knife from Teruyasu Fujiwara. It has a core steel of white#1/ shirogami#1 which is known for its exceptional sharpness. This 'pure' carbon steel can achieve a peak sharpness that is among the highest of all carbon steels. Fujiwara hamono has a reputation for superb heat treatment of their steel (both shirogami#1 and aogami super), which contributes to their popularity among serious enthusiasts. The stainless-clad blade is paired with an octagonal handle with horn ferrule.

❖ Since the company was started in 1870, Fujiwara hamono has used the skills they learned in making swords to make high-quality kitchen knives. Their knives are renowned for their hardness and ability to take a razor-sharp edge. From the most famous chefs to the most humble home cooks, these knives are revered around the world.

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Brand/ blacksmith: Teruyasu Fujiwara
Series: Maboroshi
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Knife type: wa-gyuto
Finish: tsuchime

Construction type: sanmai | stainless clad
Steel category: shirogami#1
Steel type: carbon

Overall length: 365mm
Blade length (heel to tip): 214mm
Blade height at heel: 51.0mm
Spine thickness at handle: 3.4mm
Spine thickness at heel: 3.2mm
Spine thickness at middle: 1.9mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.2mm
Weight: 165g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: octagonal magnolia with horn ferrule
Hand orientation: ambidextrous

a. For the care and maintenance of Japanese knives, such as the Teruyasu Fujiwara Maboroshi shirogami#1 wa-gyuto, please refer to our care guide below.
b. Please note that there may be slight variations in the measurements of handcrafted Japanese kitchen knives.

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Care Guide
  • Use a whetstone to maintain sharpness. Avoid electric sharpeners and pull-through sharpeners, as they are not suitable for Japanese kitchen knives. Honing rods, typically used for western-style knives, may potentially damage the edge.
  • Choose a wooden or rubber cutting board instead of bamboo or poly boards to preserve the knife's edge.
  • Keep the knife clean and dry, especially if it is made of carbon steel. Carbon knives are prone to rusting.
  • Avoid using the knife to cut through bones or frozen foods. It's best to use a separate knife specifically designed for these tasks.
  • When cutting, use a smooth and fluid motion, avoid twisting or torquing the blade. This technique helps maintain control and minimizes the risk of damage.
  • Never put Japanese kitchen knives in the dishwasher. Instead, hand wash them with mild soap, ensuring thorough cleaning, and then dry them completely before storing.
Shipping, Tax, Tracking

1. How long does shipping take?
We ship from Tokyo, Japan to different countries via DHL or EMS. Please find the estimated shipping times below:

US, Canada, Australia, Europe: 3-5 days
Middle East: 5-10 days
Asia: 2-5 days

For the Philippines:
Manila and nearby cities: 2-5 days
rest of Luzon: 5-7 days
Visayas/Mindanao: 10-12 days

Please note that actual delivery times may vary due to factors beyond our control.

2. Are taxes included in the price?
Please note that taxes are not included in the prices listed on our website. If you would like your order to be sent as a "gift" or if you have other requests, please let us know.

(Note: For customers in the Philippines, there are no import taxes regardless of the order value. You will only pay 112 PHP for the Presentation to Customs Charge (PTCC) fee.)

3. How can I track my order?
Once shipped, we'll send a tracking link via email.

4. Is it door-to-door delivery?
Yes, DHL and EMS provide convenient door-to-door delivery.

Return Policy
  • You can return products within 14 days of receiving them.
  • To be eligible for return, the product must be unused, in the same condition as when you received it, and in the original packaging.
  • You must provide a proof of purchase to complete your return.
  • Buyers are responsible for the cost of returning products.
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Please note:

  • Knives damaged due to misuse, improper care, poor technique, mistakes in use or sharpening, or any other type of damage resulting from user error are not eligible for return, exchange, or refund.


  • We will notify you by email once we receive and inspect your returned item.
  • If approved, a credit will be applied to your original method of payment within a certain amount of days.
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