Ikkanshi Tadatsuna Yanagiba Knife 270mm White II Steel Blade with Magnolia Handle with Magnolia Wood cover.
Awataguchi Ikkanshi Tadatsuna was originally started by the first Ikkanshi Tadatsuna who is a very famous Japanese sword blacksmith about 400 years ago, and the son of the second Ikkanshi Tadatsuna inherited the father works. Their swords are very famous unique beautiful ripple line on the blade, and their unique and beautiful metal carving at the base part of the blade. Japanese knife brand, Ikkanshi Tadatsuna is inherited their 400 years of Japanese sword making skills. Awataguchi is one of seven Kyoto entrance. There is also very famous place for lots of well-known sword blacksmiths from 900 years ago. Ikkanshi Tadatsuna was started at Awataguchi, Kyoto. It has been located on Sakai, Osaka since 1929, where is also very famous as a blacksmith city.
The blade is made of high quality white II steel iron sand from at scratch with very close to traditional way to make Japanese sword one by one. Magnolia handle with water buffalo bolster, and fancy shaped Magnolia wood cover with it.
The blade length: 270mm The total length of the knife: 415mm The backside of the thickest part of the blade: 4.5mm The total weight of the knife: 6.8oz.
All Ikkanshi Tadatsuna knives are sharpened for final finish by the owner of Ikkanshi Tadatuna, Mr. Nagata by hand sharpening. It is ready to use it, and it was finished by flat sharpening hones by hands, so it is already set-up the bevel, and it is easy to sharpen when we need to sharpen it.