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Notice Yanagiba Shirogami-3 (WS#3) Honyaki 330mm One Side Mirror Namiukashi Hamon Ebony Handle By Kenichi Shiraki has zero inventory and cannot be added to the cart

Please add it to your kitchen knife collection.

This is oil quenching products of traditional craftsman Kenichi Shiraki.

It was forged by Mr. Shiraki at least 10 years ago and was sharpened in 2020.

According to the sharpener, the steel has become very hard after 10 years of

aging. Once sharpened, the steel does not harden over time.

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.

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Yanagiba Shirogami-3 (WS#3) Honyaki 330mm One Side Mirror Namiukashi Hamon Ebony Handle By Kenichi Shiraki

Recommended for Either a Junior Chef or Head Chef; good sharpening skill is recommended.

Out of stock

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

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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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Shiro Knives by Carter Cutlery and Kenichi Shiraki


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
Kenichi Shiraki (Retirement)
Shigehiro Kasahara (Traditional Craftman)
Knife Type:
Constraction of Knives:
SIngle Edge (Bebvel)
Steel Type of Cutting Edge:
Japanese Carbon Steel
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):
Finish and design:
Front Mirror finish (Flat)
Hamon (Wave) :
Wave Floating (Namiukashi)
Cutting Blade Length (From top to chin) :
approx 320mm
Total Knife Length (from tip to hip of handle) :
approx 490mm
Blade Width (Maxim point) :
approx 37mm
Thickness(Maxim point) :
approx 4.0mm
According to image
Handle Tyep:
Octagonal ebony
Joining Handle:
Unjoined / If you want to join, please check the joining request (free)
Certificate or Booklet:
Equipped Certificate
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:
Professional use (for top chef )


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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.