About This Item
Nishine Yanagiba 240mm Blue II Steel Forged Blade Knife
The Yanagiba is made by the same blacksmith (Mr. Noboru Nishine) as Matagi Nagasa. The blacksmith, Mr. Nishine is the fifth generations of taking over the works to make MATAGI NAGASA Knife and regional cutlery to save as one of traditional Japanese cultural treasures.
The blade length: 255mm from the tip to the machi (10 inch) 245mm from the tip to the heel (9 3/4inch) The total length of the knife: 385mm (15 1/8 inch) The spine of the thickest part of the blade: 3mm (1/8inch) The width from the spine to the heel: 36mm The total weight of the knife: 6oz. Handle: Zelkova serrata with plastic ferrule Hand forged knife (blue 2 steel / soft iron)