A family company with a very long tradition of handmade tools and ancient Japanese swords with experience in forging from ZDP-189 in the traditional way.
They have a small workshop in the Japanese city of Seki. It is known for the hand-made metal products from proven rust-resistant materials such as vg10 gold, Ginsan, Swedish steel. A typical Yoshidine knife has a nice damask pattern, and an uneven top of the blade, full of minor recesses, which are the remainder of the manual forging.
Yoshida Hamono in Japan is a family company with a long-standing tradition in producing state-of-the-art tools and Japanese swords, ie katanas, by hand. Yoshida Hamono has a great deal of experience forging ZDP-189 steel in the traditional way. The company has a small workshop in the Japanese town of Seki. It is well-known for the production of metal products in tested corrosion-resistant materials, such as VG10 gold, Ginsan and Swedish steel. A typical Yoshida knife has a beautiful Damascus pattern and an uneven upper surface of the blade, full of small dents, which are the results of hand-forging.
Treated to a hardness seldom seen gives the ZDP189 one of the sharpest edges we've ever used, these knives will blow you away.
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Yoshida Hamono is a family-owned Japanese company with an age-long tradition in manufacturing state-of-the-art tools and Japanese swords (katanas) by hand.