About This Item
Mazaki Yanagiba 270mm White II Steel blade with Octagonal Shaped Ho handle & water buffalo ferrule forged by Mr. Naoki Mazaki
The blacksmith , Mr. Naoki Mazaki started on the blacksmith job since 2011, and in 2017, he has established his own business at his own factory after he had worked at Yoshikane, Sanjyo for years.
Hagane: Hitachi white II steel (C; 1.0-1.1%, Si.; 0.10-0.20%, Mn; 0.20-0.30, P; less than 0.025, S; less than 0.004)
Blade Length; 10 1/2 inch (270mm) from the tip to the heel Handle Length; 5 1/2 inch (140mm) Total Length; 16 3/4 inch (425mm) Knife weight: 6.2oz. Spine width nearby the heel is 5mm (3/16 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine: 36mm (1 1/2inch) HANDLE; octagonal shaped Ho (Japanese magnolia) with Water Buffalo horn bolster BLADE; Hitachi white II steel (high pure carbon steel) with laminated soft iron