Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)

Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#1 mizuhonyaki 240mm gyuto (Mt. Fuji hamon)

Regular price ¥220,000
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Yoshikazu Ikeda is one of the most respected Sakai-based smiths. He is the current chairman of the Sakai Dentoukougeishi ("Traditional Skilled Craftsman") Association. His late brother, Tatsuo Ikeda, is also a well-respected blacksmith. Their work, especially honyaki knives, are highly sought after.

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Brand/ maker: Yoshikazu Ikeda
Sharpener: Shotaro Nomura
Location: Sakai, Japan
Knife type: honyaki gyuto
hamon: Fujinami (Mt. Fuji with full moon)

Construction type: mizuhonyaki (water-quenched honyaki)
Steel category: carbon steel
Steel type: Hitachi shirogami #1 (white #1)

Total length: 389mm
Blade length: 232mm
Blade height at heel: 51.3mm
Spine thickness at handle: 3.5mm
Spine thickness at heel: 3.4mm
Spine thickness at middle: 2.5mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.4mm
Weight: 233g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: octagonal quince wood with double spacers; blonde horn ferrule and end cap

Note: The colorful film is its protective coating. This is the default method to protect honyaki knives against corrosion. An acetone can be used to wipe it off. 


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