Hitohira Togashi White #1 Stainless Clad Kasumi Bunka 180mm Ebony Handle
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Hitohira Togashi knives have some of the best steel treatment, aesthetics, and fit and finish from Hitohira. Kenji Togashi-san is a mastersmith who works almost exclusively with the family sharpener to create superb cutting tools that are extremely rewarding to sharpen. We recommend Togashi blades to cooks with a deep appreciation for craft and forging, with healthy interest in hand sharpening and polishing with whetstones.
The Togashi Stainless clad Kasumi series is an impressive blade combining aesthetics, fit and finish, a durable edge, and ease of sharpening. A milky Kasumi finish complements a bright silver edge, while the choil and spine are polished to an elegant mirror finish. On the handle, a deep brown ebony contrasts a ferrule of buffalo horn.
Featuring a carbon edge produced from White #1, the Togashi Kasumi line is ideal for professional and home chefs who work in busy kitchens requiring a high capacity of cutting performance. Its exceptionally durable edge is made to handle high workloads, combined with a blade convexity offering excellent food release.
A Bunka is a Santoku (an all-purpose knife) with a kiritsuke-tip. The accentuated tip is great for delicate work, whilst sharing the same versatility as the Santoku. It is a great knife as an addition to an existing all-purpose blade or as a first all-purpose knife for any cook. If you are looking for a versatile and sturdy blade with incredible sharpness, these beautiful and high performing Togashi blades are the ones for you.
Brand: Hitohira ひとひら
Blacksmith: Togashi Blacksmith 富樫打刃物製作所
Producing Area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, Soft Stainless Clad
Handle: Ebony & Buffalo Horn Ferrule Octagonal
Total Length: 321mm
Edge Length: 172mm
Handle to Tip Length: 187mm
Blade Height: 54mm
Handle Length: 133mm
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
Sharpener: Kenya Togashi