The Yahiko Ginsan line of knives is made for us exclusively by Nao Yamamoto who is a 40 year old blacksmith residing in Echizen Japan. He had worked under Mr. Azai and after his death, Nao took over Mr. Azaiís factory 5 years ago along with his brother in law who works under him.
Weight: 2.9 ounces
Blade Length: 139 mm
Total Length: 266 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 2.90 mm
Blade Height: 31.50 mm
He became Dentokougeishi last year. He is a member of Takefu Knife Village, but his factory is independent.