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Yanagiba 240mm, Upgraded, Octagon handle, Left

Yanagiba 240mm, Upgraded, Octagon handle, Left 1 On TCBlades

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Price: $US 623.40$  

This is the upgraded finish TC Blades 240mm left handed Yanagiba. This Yanagiba knife is an absolute work horse of a knife, yet is endowed with a high end finish that gives it a very special kind of elegance. A Yanagiba or "Yanagi" is a long and thin knife used in the Japanese kitchen. It's name means "Willow blade". It belongs to a group of knives sometimes called Sashimi hōchō literally meaning "knives to prepare raw fish with". It is used to prepare sashimi, sushi, sliced raw fish and other seafood. The yanagiba blade is ground only from one side, with the other side of the blade being flat. This allows control in the blade angle for delicate cutting and allows for ease of sharpening. 

This knife is "old school". The Honyaki blade is made of one single piece of steel not a laminate of hard steel and iron clad - and there in lays the difference. The blade is made of a high carbon tool steel called O1. It is an oil quenching steel considered by many to be a superb choice for kitch knives. We certainly think so. 

Our line of "Upgraded finish" Japanese style kitchen knives provide the look and feel of a highly refined craftmanship - with super functionality and food processing abilities to boot. Made using high end materials for its handle and saya, and possessing the high quality O1 high carbon tool steel, a high polished bevel, while retaining the firescale above the shinogi line. This knife provides you with a hard working, long lasting, Japanese style hand made kitchen knife that is of exceptional quality and beauty.

Your knife will arive super sharp and ready to go straight out of the box. It is the perfect knife for anyone who appreciates high quality, uncompromising fit and finish, and a long lasting tool that will serve you for many years to come. The more you work with it, the more you sharpen and polish it on your stones, the nicer it will look and feel. If you are after an even cleaner more polished look right out of the box use our custom knife design wizard to design and order your very own custom hand made TC Blades knife.


Blade: 240mm, left handed, Upgraded kurouchi finish in o1 tool steel - firescale left in tact. High grit polished bevel.

Handle: Octagonal handle, Rosewood w/ Gabon Ebony collar + single copper spacer

Saya: Rosewood saya, Cherry peg.

*Comes complete with black storage bag and signed certificate of authenticity with your.


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* The knife you recieve will be specially made upon your order. As such it will display slight variations from the knife shown in the images. Rest assured that both are hand made in the same shop and by the same hands.

* All knives are hand made with great care. We will incorporate your order as soon as payment is completed. ETA of the ordered item depends on the workload and schedule in our workshop and may take between 45 to 180 business days from time of payment completion. Work on pre-ordered items is on a "first come first serve" basis. 


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