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Mikisyo Blue #2 Unagi Knife Tokyo 145mm
Mikisyo Blue #2 Unagi Knife Tokyo 145mm Mikisyo Blue #2 Unagi Knife Tokyo 145mmMikisyo Blue #2 Unagi Knife Tokyo 145mm
Mikisyo Blue #2 Unagi Knife Tokyo 145mm Mikisyo Blue #2 Unagi Knife Tokyo 145mmMikisyo Blue #2 Unagi Knife Tokyo 145mm

Mikisyo Blue #2 Unagi Knife Tokyo 145mm

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Mikisyo Hamono is a multigenerational kogatana making blacksmith shop in Miki Japan. The blade you see here is a type of Unagi knife popular in Tokyo and is specifically made to clean and process eels in the food industry. There are about 80 registered traditional craftsmen blacksmiths. He said there used to be dozens of kogatana blacksmiths in his town 50 years ago but now there are only two. Mr. Nagaike is one of them. His name is Hiroyuki Nagaike, born in 1939, and when calling him as a craftman, he changes the first name to Kohsetsu, namely Kohsetsu Nagaike.

  • Business Name: Mikisyo
  • Location: Miki City Japan
  • Blacksmith: Hiroyuki Nagaike
  • Construction: Hammer Forged/Ni Mai
  • Edge Steel: Blue #2
  • Cladding: Soft Iron
  • Edge: Single Bevel Right Sided
  • Weight: 4.3 oz/ 122g
  • Blade Length: 140mm from Heel to Tip
  • Overall Length: 280mm
  • Spine Thickness at Heel: 3.9mm
  • Blade Height at Heel: 27.5m

    Here is a video of the master of kogatanas:



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