Tojiro


Tojiro Tsuchime Shirogami Yanagiba 210mm

About the Shape A Yanagiba is a slicers dream. They are graceful, capable of amazing sharpness and sexy. Yanagi means ‘willow leaf’ and refers to this knife’s long narrow shape. Traditionally used for slicing sashimi they are equally at home with a roast beef, ham or calf’s liver. Yanagiba are originally from the Kansai (Osaka) region. Once you go Yanagiba you’ll never go back.


Knife Shape Yanagiba
Blade Length 210mm
Steel Type #2 Shirogami (White Carbon)
Rockwell Hardness 61:63
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle, Oval Magnolia wood with plastic collar
Blacksmith/Maker Tojiro

About Tojiro: Tojiro is a knife-making giant in Japan. While they have a small factory that produces incredible hand-forged knives, their true specialty is factory-made knives. In Japan, “factory-made” isn’t what most people think. While the blades are rolled and stamped, much of the work is done by hand including grinding and finishing steps. Tojiro primarily works with VG-10, a stainless steel loved for its ease of sharpening and easy maintenance, but they also use VS2, SK85 and others.

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