VG10 Higonokami Folding Knife Kiridashi
VG10 Higonokami Folding Knife Kiridashi
VG10 Higonokami Folding Knife Kiridashi
VG10 Higonokami Folding Knife Kiridashi
VG10 Higonokami Folding Knife Kiridashi
VG10 Higonokami Folding Knife Kiridashi
VG10 Higonokami Folding Knife Kiridashi
VG10 Higonokami Folding Knife Kiridashi

Nagao Higonokami Folding Knife | VG10 Stainless ("Green")

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Custom crafted by Nagao from VG10 stainless steel, these are a new stainless steel line of Higonokami we are carrying. A larger handle than most but still intended for lighter duty work, over the normal high carbon and brass handle variant.

  • Higonokami Folding Knife by Nagao Japan
  • VG10 Stainless Steel / Soft Stainless Clad
  • Crafted by Mitsuo Nagao
  • Handle: "Green" Variant
  • Blade Length: 75mm
  • Blade Thickness: 2.8mm
  • Overall Length: 183mm
  • Handle Length (timber): 100mm
  • Genuine Higonokami Made in Japan


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 brass 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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