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Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)
Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke gyuto (with saya)

Yoshihiro VG1 240mm kiritsuke 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: kiritsuke wa-gyuto
(with magnolia saya and ebony pin)

Construction type: monosteel
Steel category: stainless
Steel type: Takefu VG1
(VG1 is the tougher cousin of VG10)

Total length: 380mm
Blade length: 226mm
Blade height at heel: 49.7mm
Spine thickness at handle: 2.3mm
Spine thickness at heel: 2.1mm
Spine thickness at middle: 1.8mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 0.7mm
Weight: 150g

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


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