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Hitohira Kikuchiyo Manzo Blue #2 Yanagiba 240mm Ho Wood Handle (Saya)

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$265.18 USD
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What kind of knife is this?

The traditional Japanese slicer. The king of knives and ofter referred to as ’Sushi knife’ it is used for slicing boneless protein. More specific and less versatile compared to the Sujihiki, the performance of the properly sharpened Yanagiba will yield much higher quality results due to their geometry and sharpness. Characteristics in steel are pronounced in single bevel knives and different sharpeners make for much variety, please contact us directly if you need help in finding the right knife. 

Detailed Spec

Brand: Hitohira ひとひら (一片)
Smith: Kikuchiyo 菊千代
Producing Area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Profile: Yanagiba
Size: 240mm
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) #2, Soft Iron Clad
Handle: Ho Wood & Buffalo Horn Ferrule Octagonal
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Total Length: 382mm
Edge Length: 234mm
Handle to Tip Length: 248mm
Blade Height: 31mm
Thickness: 3.4mm
Handle Length: 134mm
Weight: 143g
Hand Orientation: Right-Handed
Sharpener: Manzo
Update: January 19, 2022