Mr Yoshihiro Yauji was born in 1983. He begun an apprenticeship under Hideo Kitaoka, a premium and well renowned master, in 2003.
In 2019, after 16 years under the watchful eye of Kitaoka-san, production began under his own name, Yoshihiro Yauji.
It is worth noting that all production from forging, grinding, finishing and sharpening are all done by Yauji. This is rare and shows the incredible Skill this man has, making him a true master of the craft.
Knife Type: Yanagiba Slicer Steel Type: Aogami 2 (Blue) with Carbon Cladding Blade Type: Single edged for right handed Blade Length: 300mm Blade Thickness: 3.2mm Blade Height: 39mm Handle Material: Walnut with Buffalo ferrule Handle Length: 145mm Weight:
Do not use the knife to chop hard materials such as bones or frozen items unless the knife is made for that specific purpose. Always ensure you keep your knife clean and dry, and sharpen it as required to prevent a dull edge.
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