Yoshihiro nashiji ginsan 135mm petty knife (with saya)
Yoshihiro nashiji ginsan 135mm petty knife (with saya)
Yoshihiro nashiji ginsan 135mm petty knife (with saya)
Yoshihiro nashiji ginsan 135mm petty knife (with saya)
Yoshihiro nashiji ginsan 135mm petty knife (with saya)
Yoshihiro nashiji ginsan 135mm petty knife (with saya)
Yoshihiro nashiji ginsan 135mm petty knife (with saya)

Yoshihiro nashiji ginsan 135mm petty knife (with saya)

Regular price ¥13,900
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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: petty knife
(with magnolia saya and ebony pin)

Construction type: sanmai 
Steel category: stainless
Steel type: Hitachi Silver#3 (Ginsan)

Total length: 274mm
Blade length: 139mm
Blade height at heel: 28.6mm
Spine thickness at handle: 2.0mm
Spine thickness at heel: 1.8mm
Spine thickness at middle: 1.7mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.3mm
Weight: 77g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: octagonal walnut (custom)
Hand orientation: ambidextrous


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