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Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (with saya)

Yoshihiro kurouchi 230mm gyuto (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/ maker: Yoshihiro
Location: Sakai, Japan
Knife type: gyuto
Finish: kurouchi
(with magnolia saya and ebony pin)

Construction type: sanmai | iron clad
Steel category: carbon steel
Steel type: Hitachi shirogami #2 (white #2)

Total length: 386mm
Blade length: 234mm
Blade height at heel: 49.7mm
Spine thickness at handle: 2.7mm
Spine thickness at heel: 2.4mm
Spine thickness at middle: 2.2mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 0.9mm
Weight: 185g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: octagonal walnut
Hand orientation: ambidextrous


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