Yoshihiro kurouchi shirogami#2 210mm gyuto (custom handle)
Yoshihiro kurouchi shirogami#2 210mm gyuto (custom handle)
Yoshihiro kurouchi shirogami#2 210mm gyuto (custom handle)
Yoshihiro kurouchi shirogami#2 210mm gyuto (custom handle)
Yoshihiro kurouchi shirogami#2 210mm gyuto (custom handle)
Yoshihiro kurouchi shirogami#2 210mm gyuto (custom handle)
Yoshihiro kurouchi shirogami#2 210mm gyuto (custom handle)
Yoshihiro kurouchi shirogami#2 210mm gyuto (custom handle)

Yoshihiro kurouchi shirogami#2 210mm gyuto (custom handle)

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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

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

Total length: 350mm
Blade length: 201mm
Blade height at heel: 43.0mm
Spine thickness at handle: 2.4mm
Spine thickness at heel: 2.2mm
Spine thickness at middle: 1.7mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 0.8mm
Weight: 140g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: octagonal rosewood
Ferrule: brown pakkawood

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