The tradition of producing Higonokami has been handed down over 100 years. Since 1894, through 5 generations. Since the founder, Komataro Nagao, started up "Hirata Knife" in Miki, Hyogo Prefecture over 100 years ago.
The tradition of producing Higonokami has been handed down over 100 years.
Since 1894, through 5 generations.
Since the founder, Komataro Nagao, started up "Hirata Knife" in Miki, Hyogo Prefecture over 100 years ago, the manufacturing skill of 5 generations of tradition and craftsmanship has developed to make us the only successor of Higonokami.
Higonokami knives made by Nagao Kanekoma Knife are the one and only Higonokami brand.
- - Knife type: folding work knife
- - Blade length: 95 mm
- - Blade thickness: 3 mm
- - Handle length: 120 mm
- - Overall length: 210 mm
- - Weight: 70 g
- - Edge type: double bevel
- - Steel hardness: 63 HRC
- - Blade material: Three layers with Aogami core (blue steel)
- - Handle material: Brass
- - Eyelet for tying
- - simple thumb safety prevents closure during work
- - Packed in gift paper box
- - Manufacturer: Higonokami, Nagao Kanekoma Factory
- - Made in Japan (Miki-city)
*The steel blade has high carbon content. Please keep the blade protected with Camellia oil or similar to avoid rust.
HIGONOKAMI Terms of parts
Structure of Higonokami blade (Sandwich Structure)
This ‘Sandwich’ structure encloses hard steel with soft iron.
Higonokai is a double-edged V-shaped, you can use either side, regardless of the dominant hand.
SK steel / Blue steel / White steel / Blue Lamination steel
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