Yoshihiro tsuchime kurouchi AS 135mm petty knife (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.
Construction type: sanmai | stainless clad Steel category: stainless Steel type: Aogami Super (AS)
Total length: 275mm Blade length: 140mm Blade height at heel: 29mm Spine thickness at handle: 1.8mm Spine thickness at heel: 1.8mm Spine thickness at middle: 1.7mm Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.2mm Weight: 69g
Edge/bevel: 50:50 Handle: octagonal walnut (custom) Hand orientation: ambidextrous