Higonokami Stainless Knife VG10
Higonokami Stainless Knife VG10
Higonokami Stainless Knife VG10
Higonokami Stainless Knife VG10
Higonokami Stainless Knife VG10
Higonokami Stainless Knife VG10

Nagao Higonokami Folding Knife | VG-10 Stainless

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It's great to see a full stainless higonokami knife with us, normally higo are carbon steel, which we love, but do require some care to prevent rust. In this case the VG10 steel and stainless case makes maintenance much easier.

  • Higonokami Folding Knife by Nagao Japan
  • "Large" Folding Knife
  • Stainless Steel Handle
  • VG-10 Stainless Steel Blade
  • Blade Length: 73mm
  • Blade Thickness: 2.7mm
  • Overall Length: 172mm
  • 44g
  • Genuine Higonokami Made in Japan

 

* All higonokami knives show some marks that have occurred during manufacture.

* As our Japanese knives and tools are hand-made, small variations in size and appearance may occur, and measurements and images are a guide only.

 

Nagao Higonokami Made in Japan | Japanese Knives & Woodworking Tools Australia


Japanese Folding Knife | Nagao Higonokami

Higonokami are a small non-locking Japanese folding knife, they have a smart and simple design which has remained unchanged for over 160 years. There are many variations of this robust knife, varying from key-ring sized knives, right up to larger custom made and vintage collectible Damascus steel variants. The majority are made from high carbon steel able to hold a very sharp edge, and crafted with bronze handles which will last a lifetime.
At one point in time, every school student of Japan carried these knives to sharpen their pencils. Today they are used as utility knives, in woodworking and even in the kitchen or for food on the run.
The brand Nagao is the last true Higonokami, crafted in Japan under Nagao San, the last remaining blacksmith of the guild permitted to make genuine Higonokami knives. 

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