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Hitohira Kikuchiyo Manzo Blue #2 Yanagiba 300mm Ho Wood Handle (Saya)

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$346.09 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: 300mm
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: 452mm
Edge Length: 288mm
Handle to Tip Length: 302mm
Blade Height: 37mm
Thickness: 4.4mm
Handle Length: 142mm
Weight: 224g
Hand Orientation: Right-Handed
Sharpener: Manzo
Update: January 19, 2022