Munetoshi Echigo Style Sickle 175mm Yasuki Steel Blade
The sickle was made by a blacksmith, Munetoshi in Sanjyo, Nigata. It is hand forged sickle by the blacksmith. Munetoshi is third generations of blacksmith in Sanjyo, Nigata. Their speciality is sickle and hatchet, but in Hawaii, there are lots of demands for cleaver to cut bones, so I have got the meat cleaver from him too.
Blade Length; 6 3/4 inch (175mm) The width of the blade (widest point): 2 1/8 inch (55mm) Handle Length; 17 3/4 inch (450mm) Total Length; 19 3/4inch (500mm) Sickle weight is 9.8oz. The thickest part of the spine width is 3mm (1/8 inch) wide. Handle; charred chest nut Blade: Yasuki hagane (steel)