Takeda Stainless Clad AS medium Yanagiba. This knife has a double sided edge so it's really more of a sujihiki than a yanagi but Takeda calls it this so we'll stick with his name. It's a nice sized "tweener" that would work great as a line knife for pros or a general purpose knife for home use. Here are the specs. Remember his knives vary from knife to knife.
Brand: Takeda Hamono
Blacksmith: Shosui Takeda
Location: Niimi Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Core Steel: Aogami Super
Handle: Rosewood Octagonal
Ferrule: Black Pakka Wood
Edge Grind: Even 50/50
Steel: Aogami Super
Please know that all measurements are approximations! Takeda-san and his helpers make each of these knives by hand, without a template. As a result, every knife is unique and the stats will vary.
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