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Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto
Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto

Yoshikazu Ikeda shirogami#3 honyaki (Mt. Fuji) 240mm gyuto

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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: honyaki
Steel category: carbon steel
Steel type: Hitachi shirogami #3 (white #3)

Total length: 390mm
Blade length: 233mm
Blade height at heel: 51.3mm
Spine thickness at handle: 4.0mm
Spine thickness at heel: 3.6mm
Spine thickness at middle: 2.7mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.5mm
Weight: 248g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: octagonal ebony with blonde horn ferrule
Hand orientation: ambidextrous

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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