Knives

Masamoto Shiro-ko Honyaki

正本 本焼 • 玉白鋼誂

Masamoto Shiro-ko Honyaki knives are forged from a single piece of white carbon steel #2, adorned with a magnolia or ebony wood handle and a water buffalo horn bolster. Masamoto Sohonten’s honyaki knives represent the company’s long standing history and prestige in Japan. White carbon steel honyaki style knives can achieve the sharpest edge possible out of all traditional Japanese knives, but are incredibly difficult to forge and use. Korin only recommends honyaki knives to those very experienced with traditional Japanese knives.

Specifications

  • HRc: 64-65 
  • Bevel: Single Edged 
  • Steel Type: White Steel #2 (Moisture and acidity will cause discoloration or rust)

For Left-Handed Customer

  • Left-handed blades must be special ordered from Japan, and will cost 50% more than the right-handed blades. Due to how each traditional Japanese knife is handmade by right handed craftsmen, it will take 4 to 6 weeks to forge and deliver.

Masamoto Shiro-ko Honyaki Yanagi
Item #: HMA-SHYYA
Size:
Style: Sashimi Slicer
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Masamoto Shiro-ko Honyaki Yanagi with Ebony Handle
Item #: HMA-SHYYA-EE
Size:
Style: Sashimi Slicer
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Price per Item: $1,430.00 – $2,505.00