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Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Petty 150 mm Hammered Finish
Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Petty 150 mm Hammered Finish
Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Petty 150 mm Hammered Finish
Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Petty 150 mm Hammered Finish
Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Petty 150 mm Hammered Finish
Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Petty 150 mm Hammered Finish
Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Petty 150 mm Hammered Finish

Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Petty 150 mm Hammered Finish

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$95.00
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Yoshimune is made by Kawamura Hamono in Sanjo, Niigata, a small family operation for over 50 years. While not as glamorous as some of the Sanjo masters like Shigefusa and Hinoura, their knives are still made traditionally involving equipped with Sanjo's most distinctive features, while with a surprisingly good price. 

  • Longer and taller. Sanjo knives typically measure their edge length from tip to heel, and are generally quite tall (over 50mm), which is a preferred profile by many. 
  • Classic burnt chestnut handle is another distinct Sanjo feature. 
  • Thick spine at the heel, aggressive taper to the tip, compound with a very thin grind behind the edge, giving the knife excellent cutting performance with great food release. 
  • Eased spine and choil, very comfortable to use.  

These days many knife enthusiasts swear by the Sanjo knives, yet because most of the Sanjo products are made by small scale, family run workshops that the craftsmen ofteh have do everything from froging to grinding, their production is severely limited. We see most more popular brands always get sold out immediately, and the price is going up day-by-day. It is definitely rare to see a true Sanjo knife offered at this sort of price. 

 

Measurements  

  Measurements

Weight 

81 g

Total Length

284 mm

Tip to Heel Length

152 mm

Blade Height at Heel

32.5 mm

Width of Spine Above Heel 

3.1 mm

Width of Spine at Middle of Blade

2.0 mm

Width of Spine at about 1cm From the Tip

0.9 mm 

Steel

White 2 core with stainless clad

Hardness

HRC 60 to 62

Handle Design


Burnt chestnut with plastic ferrule