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Please add it to your kitchen knife collection.
It is a work of traditional craftsman Yoshikazu Ikeda.

The  name of engraved is Shinpei Ino, a sharpener of traditional craftsmen.
Ikeda's  products are very difficult to find, even in Japan.

This knife is water quenching  but Mr.Ikeda stopped water quenching method in 2019.
Therefore, his water quenching products are very rare now.


Yanagiba Shirogami-2 (WS#2) Mizu Honyaki 290mm By Kazuyoshi Ikeda

Recommended for Either a Head Chef or colectors
In stock

This product is limited to one item and will not be restocked.

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Rust prevention:
The rust-proof liquid is painted.
Use applications:
Suitable for slicing sashimi by drawing.
Country/Region of Brade:
Sakai / Osaka Pref./ Japan
Yoshikazu Ikeda (Traditional Craftman)
Shimpei Ino (Traditional Craftman)
Knife Type:
Constraction of Knives:
SIngle Edge (Bebvel)
Steel Type of Cutting Edge:
Japanese Carbon Steel
Steel Name:
White #2 Steel
Forge Welding:
Honyaki (Mono Carbon Steel)
Forging Method:
Free forging
Quenching Methood:
Traditional Water Quenching (Mono Steel)
HRC (Rockwell hardness):
Finish and design:
3 Side Mirror finish
Hamon (Wave) :
Wave visible
Cutting Blade Length (From top to chin) :
approx 290mm
Total Knife Length (from tip to hip of handle) :
approx 450mm
Blade Width (Maxim point) :
approx 35mm
Thickness(Maxim point) :
approx 4.3mm
According to image
Joining Handle:
Saya (Sheath):
Equipped Magnolia White Saya
Dominant hand:
Note of Use:
Since the blade can chip or break, do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or hard bones.
this is a high carbon steel knife, the knife rusts easily,which requires special care. Apply oil if for long-term storage. Also use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.
Product contains:
Collection item
Display Goods:
Knife holder is not included.


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