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Gesshin Heiji 180mm Semi-Stainless Wa-Honesuki

Gesshin Heiji 180mm Semi-Stainless Wa-Honesuki


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Gesshin Heiji 180mm Semi-Stainless Wa-Honesuki

This Gesshin Heiji 180mm Wa-Honesuki is made from Heiji's special Semi-Stainless steel. It is hardened to about 63hrc. It comes with a burnt chestnut octagonal handle and ho wood saya. This is a true single bevel knife, in the traditional sense, and has a hollow ground ura (back side). This knife is for right handed users.


Gesshin Heiji 180mm Semi-Stainless Single Bevel Wa-Honesuki with burnt chestnut octagon handle and ho wood saya


Weight 174
Handle Length 127
Handle Height 27.05
Handle Width 20.86
Handle to Tip Length 196
Heel to Tip Length 183
Blade Height at Heel 40
Blade Thickness at 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge 4.14
Width of Spine at Middle 3.47
Width of Spine Above Heel 4.55
Width of Spine at Handle 4.94
Width of Spine about 1cm from the tip 2.55