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Masamoto Sohonten  |  SKU: MASA_HS0433

Masamoto Sohonten Honyaki (HS, White 2) Yanagiba 330 mm with SAYA

$1,844.99 $2,049.95
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The Masamoto Shiro-ko Honyaki: for those looking for another level of craftsmanship and exclusiveness. In Japan, Honyaki knives are made by highly skilled masters as they are much harder to forge than cladded knives.

Masamoto Sohonten, the undisputed king of Japanese kitchen knives, has arrived at Knives and Stones. Started by Minosuke Matsuzawa in 1872, succeed by Kichizo Hirano in 1891, Masamoto Sohonten is now under the management of the 6th generation Masamoto: Masahiro Hirano. With almost 150 years of history, Masamoto Sohonten is recognized by almost every Japanese chef as the best kitchen knife brand in Japan.   

 

Measurements 

 

  Measurements

Weight 

 256 g 

Total Length

491 mm 

Tip to Heel Length

318 mm 

Blade Height at Heel

36 mm 

Width of Spine Above Heel 

4.7 mm 

Width of Spine at Middle of Blade

3.2 mm 

Width of Spine at about 1cm From the Tip

1.2 mm 

Steel

White 2  

Hardness

61 to 62 

Handle Design

Ho wood with buffalo horn

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Masamoto Sohonten

Masamoto Sohonten Honyaki (HS, White 2) Yanagiba 330 mm with SAYA

$1,844.99 $2,049.95

The Masamoto Shiro-ko Honyaki: for those looking for another level of craftsmanship and exclusiveness. In Japan, Honyaki knives are made by highly skilled masters as they are much harder to forge than cladded knives.

Masamoto Sohonten, the undisputed king of Japanese kitchen knives, has arrived at Knives and Stones. Started by Minosuke Matsuzawa in 1872, succeed by Kichizo Hirano in 1891, Masamoto Sohonten is now under the management of the 6th generation Masamoto: Masahiro Hirano. With almost 150 years of history, Masamoto Sohonten is recognized by almost every Japanese chef as the best kitchen knife brand in Japan.   

 

Measurements 

 

  Measurements

Weight 

 256 g 

Total Length

491 mm 

Tip to Heel Length

318 mm 

Blade Height at Heel

36 mm 

Width of Spine Above Heel 

4.7 mm 

Width of Spine at Middle of Blade

3.2 mm 

Width of Spine at about 1cm From the Tip

1.2 mm 

Steel

White 2  

Hardness

61 to 62 

Handle Design

Ho wood with buffalo horn
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