Yoshihiro is a brand by Yamawaki Cutlery Mfg. Co. Ltd.---one of the biggest knifemakers in Sakai, Japan. The cutlery ("hamono") was established in 1945 and has been providing high-quality knives for home and professional use.
Some of the well-known blacksmiths working with them are Genkai Masakuni, Kenji Togashi, and Yoshikazu Ikeda.
Yamawaki hamono is a certified "Sakai Wazashu". It is a certification by the Sakai Chamber of Commerce and Industry granted to excellent Sakai companies that preserve traditional techniques. There are only four hamono in Sakai with this certification.
Total length: 354mm Blade length: 215mm Blade height at heel: 46.1mm Spine thickness at handle: 1.4mm Spine thickness at heel: 1.4mm Spine thickness at middle: 1.4mm Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 0.8mm Weight: 134g
Edge/bevel: 50:50 Handle: burnt oak Hand orientation: ambidextrous
· · · · · · · · · · · · · Exclusive of shipping fee. We ship worldwide. We use EMS.
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