Yoshihiro Inox AUS8 180mm santoku (with saya)
Yoshihiro Inox AUS8 180mm santoku (with saya)
Yoshihiro Inox AUS8 180mm santoku (with saya)
Yoshihiro Inox AUS8 180mm santoku (with saya)
Yoshihiro Inox AUS8 180mm santoku (with saya)
Yoshihiro Inox AUS8 180mm santoku (with saya)
Yoshihiro Inox AUS8 180mm santoku (with saya)
Yoshihiro Inox AUS8 180mm santoku (with saya)

Yoshihiro Inox AUS8 180mm santoku (with saya)

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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.

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Brand/ blacksmith: Yoshihiro
Location: Sakai, Japan
Knife type: santoku
Finish: migaki
(with magnolia saya and ebony pin)

Construction type: monosteel
Steel category: stainless
Steel type: Aichi AUS8A

Total length: 296mm
Blade length: 174mm
Blade height at heel: 45.3mm
Spine thickness at handle: 2.2mm
Spine thickness at heel: 2.1mm
Spine thickness at middle: 1.8mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.1mm
Weight: 174g

Edge/bevel: 70:30
Handle: black pakkawood

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