Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA
Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle | HITOHIRA

Hitohira Kikuchiyo Yohei Ginsan Kasumi Gyuto 210mm Cherry Wood Handle

Part No. DAA-240-FA210

Might take 1 - 2 weeks to ship out.
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Regular price $325.00 $0.00

Blacksmith: Kikuchiyo

In the early 2000s, Kikuchiyo was invited by master craftsman of Sakai to join them as a blacksmith. The art of blacksmithing is physical, the rough working environment of fire and iron takes a toll on the body and many of the masters' abilities begin to wane in their forties and fifties. As Kikuchiyo started earlier in life, he has gained most of the knowledge and skill of fine forging and quenching, before his physical abilities deteriorate.
Kikuchiyo proactively experimented with new steels not generally used by Sakai’s blacksmith, steels such as stainless. His experience and skill have made his Ginsan (Silver 3) knives popular among Japanese cuisine chef’s, many stating “If you use Kikuchiyo’s Ginsan once, you will never replace it”.
Kikuchiyo is also known for fine Honyaki quenching, beautiful Hamon and the correct hardness and gumminess are only achievable by experienced masters achieving the correct temperature. His Honyaki is supported by many of Sakai’s sharpeners and finishers, professionals who know what makes a good kitchen knife.
When Kikuchiyo joined as a blacksmith, he dreamed of success and becoming a great man. He continues to develop his skills as a craftsman, modelling each of his knives on the image of his master’s forge.

Detailed Spec

Brand: Hitohira ひとひら (一片)
Smith: Kikuchiyo 菊千代
Producing Area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Profile: Gyuto
Size: 210mm
Steel Type: Stainless Steel
Steel: Yasuki Silver #3 (Ginsan), Soft Stainless Clad
Handle: Cherry Wood & Ebony Ferrule Octagonal
Total Length: 352mm
Edge Length: 200mm
Handle to Tip Length: 214mm
Blade Height: 42mm
Thickness: 2.5mm
Handle Length: 138mm
Weight: 121g
Hand Orientation: Right Handed
Sharpener: Yohei 与平

Might available on our partners shop.



*Measurement and photos are from sample I picked up randomly, please understand that each item(s) has unique profile and colour because of handmade and natural materials.

*We are selling at the shop and website same time. If you puchase item(s) when sold in store, this might be out of stock.



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