Hitohira Tanaka Kyuzo Aogami # 1 Migaki Kiritsuke Gyuto 240mm Ebony wood

Hitohira Tanaka Kyuzo Aogami # 1 Migaki Kiritsuke Gyuto 240mm Ebony wood

Brand: Hitohira ひ と ひ ら (一片)
Blacksmith: Tanaka 田中 打 刃 物 製作 所
Production area: Sakai-Osaka / Japan
Profile: Kiritsuke Gyuto
Size: 240mm
Steel type: carbon steel (Stainless)
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) # 1, soft iron coating
Handle: Octagonal Ebony and buffalo horn
Total length: 392 mm
Edge length: 232 mm
Handle length to tip: 243 mm
Blade height: 50 mm
Thickness: 1.9mm
Handle length: 144 mm
Weight: 203g
Hand orientation: ambidextrous
Grinder: Kyuzo
Handle Manufacturer: Taihei

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Tanaka Blacksmith:

He is firmly committed to forging forged steel knives without touching the stainless steel or the main firing. As for the forge, it is without a doubt the upper class of blacksmiths. Because it is made by hand, you are going to see a marked difference in product and quality.


Kyuzo's dad, Heihachi, is one of Sakai's busiest sharpeners. Heihachi's workshop and hallway were always filled with knives waiting to be sharpened. Although Kyuzo initially worked under his father's guidance to learn the basics of rough sharpening, he eventually became a pupil of Kambei, known as one of Sakai's best sharpeners because he knew best. how to sharpen large double bevel knives. After a few years of training, he developed his style based on these respective masters, his father and Kambei.

Today Kyuzo is one of the few people who can sharpen a wide double bevel with a very good Shinogi line in Sakai, one of the most difficult sharpening techniques.


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