Third-generation master blacksmith Tsukasa Hinoura and his son, Mutsumi Hinoura IV, are native to Sanjo, Niigata prefecture, and are well known for their skills and knowledge in making the strongest and sharpest blades. Father and son work together to provide this easy carbon steel knife that offers great performance. The well-formed Pakka wood maintain is joy to carry, even for extended use, and the twin-bevel blade edge will last a very long time, with minimal honing.
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These finely crafted small knives come from the Tosa Region on Shikoku Island, where the master blacksmiths still adhere to the old ways.
The master blacksmiths hand hammer a lamination of high carbon “white steel” between two layers of soft wrought iron.
The handles are made out of Ho wood.
They arrive well sharpened with instructions for maintaining a razor edge. The small blade makes an excellent paring knife for fruit and vegetables.