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Ai-Yanagiba is a knife with a slightly smaller blade width than normal yanagiba.

Please add it to your kitchen knife collection.
It is a oil quenching products of traditional craftsman Kenichi Shiraki.
This is a valuable one because he is already retired.
Occasionally found, but often not for sale.
If possible, we recommend that you sharpen with a natural whetstone.

Ai-Yanagiba Shirogami-3 (WS#3) Honyaki 300mm One Side Mirror Ebony Handle By Kenichi Shiraki

USD1,322.58
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This product is limited to one item and will not be restocked.

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Additional mirror finishing takes about 2 weeks.
Please check when you buy the ebony sheath sold separately.
If you select A,set it to fit the kitchen knife at about 2-4 mm.

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Specification

Status:
Brand New/unused
Rust prevention:
We ship with rust-stopping oil.
Use applications:
Suitable for slicing sashimi by drawing.
Country/Region of Brade:
Sakai / Osaka Pref./ Japan
Blacksmith:
Kenichi Shiraki (Retirement)
Sharpener:
Shigehiro Kasahara (Traditional Craftman)
Knife Type:
Yanagiba
Constraction of Knives:
SIngle Edge (Bebvel)
Steel Name:
White #3 Steel
Forge Welding:
Honyaki (Mono Carbon Steel)
Forging Method:
Free forging
Quenching Methood:
Traditional Oil Quenching (Mono Steel)
HRC (Rockwell hardness):
Unmeasured
Finish and design:
Front Mirror finish (Flat)
Hamon (Wave) :
Wave Floating (Namiukashi)
Cutting Blade Length (From tin to chin) :
approx 320mm
Total Knife Length (from tip to hip of handle) :
約 490mm
Blade Height (Maxim point) :
approx 37mm
Thickness(Maxim point) :
approx 4.16mm
Weight:
According to image
Handle Tyep:
Octagonal ebony
Joining Handle:
Unjoined / If you want to join, please check the joining request (free)
Dominant hand:
Right-handed
Note of Use:
Since the blade can chip or break, do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or hard bones.
Maintenance:
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.
Remark:
Professional use (for top chef )
Display Goods:
Knife holder is not included.

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Important Notice

*Colour and shape can differ from the photo and actual product due to camera and lighting.

*Also, you may see difference in colour due to the oil applied to protect from rust.

*For handmade products, there may be small scratches. There is no problem in use at all.

*In addition, vintage products may have minor scratches due to long-term storage.

*Wood products may age over time.

Please check the image well before purchasing.

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