Japanese Chef Knife Tatsuo Ikeda Oil Quenched Honyaki Yanagiba 300mm from Japan(IF_1E12D19D★)

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$3,040.00 USD
$3,040.00 USD


[ Details ]

Japanese Chef Knife Tatsuo Ikeda White 3 ( Shirogami 3 ) Oil Quenched Honyaki Yanagiba 300mm

This handcrafted mirror finished Yanagiba is hand-forged by top Sakai blacksmith Tatsuo Ikeda with Shirogami #2 steel in Honyaki construction. The knife has a superb level of fit and finish and an exquisite Oil-Honyaki ripple Hamon line that’s both unique and aesthetically amazing. The beautiful edge geometry and distal tapering ensure an incredibly smooth cutting performance.

The sharpening is done by Inochu Hamono Sakai, which has been subcontracting the work for several decades from Ikeda Hamono.

A Single beveled, blade length 300mm  for professional use.

Blacksmith : Tatsuo Ikeda

Sharpening : Inochu Hamono 

The prices shown are for blades only. If you would like to install the handle, please contact us. It can be installed at an additional charge below.

*Ebony Octagonal + Black Water Buffalo ferrule : $90.00

[ Specification ]

Country of origin Hendmade in Japan
Material Honyaki Oil Quenched. White 3 (Shirogami #3) Steel 
Other specification standard *Hamon (Ripple) appears on the front side and back side. 
*Overall Length : 423mm ( Tip to Nakago end)Blade length 300mm ( Tip to heel 289mm ) Blade width 33.5mm Blade thickness 0.2-4mm Weight 171g 
Tatsuo Ikeda (池田辰男)/ Traditional Craftsman Tatsuo Ikeda name engraved on the blade.

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Ikyu sells valuable Japanese traditional products, mainly Osaka-Sakai kitchen knives (Wa Bocho) to customers over the world.
Soul entered knives by skilled Japanese craftsmen commits "pleasure of ownership" to the customer who bought.


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