Hinokuni White #1 Chuka 180mm

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Yukihiro Sakai is a 31 year old blacksmith from the Kumamoto prefecture. He was a former apprentice of famed blacksmith Nishida San. This series is made from hammer forged Shirogami #1 laminated in soft iron. These should be pure joy to sharpen and come out of the box with really thin cutting edges. Come fitted with a simple octagonal cherry wood handle.

Edge length: 185mm
Height at heel: 68mm
Spine thickness above heel: 2.8mm
Weight: 248g
Hand orientation: 50/50