The long, elegant lines of yanagibas are not merely aesthetically pleasingthey allow complete slices to be performed in a single fluid motion. This 210mm yanagiba offers exquisite craftsmanship and high end performance in a convenient package. The knife features a Ginsan steel hagane hardened to 61-62 HRC and a stainless steel jigane for ease of maintenance. Ginsan steel is well regarded for its excellent edge taking. The d-shaped ho wood handle with black buffalo horn ferrule is well made and cleanly installed. As these are traditional designs they are single bevel knives and are only appropriate for right-handed use. Single bevel knives require a different sharpening procedure than Western styled double bevel knives. These knives are hand crafted by third generation blacksmith Takeshi Saji, a master blacksmith with over a half century of experience. As each knife is unique, users should expect them to vary dimensionally one from another.
Weight: 4 ounces
Blade Length: 204 mm (8.03")
Overall Length: 343 mm (13.5")
Thickness at Heel: 3.3 mm
Blade Height: 28.7 mm
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