Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)
Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)

Yoshihiro shirogami#2 270mm sakimaru takohiki (custom handle - bocote wood)

Regular price ¥33,500
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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: sakimaru takohiki
(with magnolia saya with ebony pin)

Construction type: nimai
Steel category: carbon steel
Steel type: Hitachi Shirogami #2 (White #2)

Total length: 414mm
Blade length: 261mm
Blade height at heel: 33.7mm
Spine thickness at handle: 3.8mm
Spine thickness at heel: 3.6mm
Spine thickness at middle: 2.5mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.7mm
Weight: 207g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: octagonal bocote (custom)
Ferrule: buffalo horn ferrule
Hand orientation: ambidextrous


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