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honmamon, made in japan -

The one and only scissors. Because it's all made by the artisans of Ono City, Hyogo prefecture by hand. The blade of these hand pruners has a steeper curve. The tip of the blade is thinner while the bottom of the blade is thicker, which makes it perfect to cut a bigger branch of the fruit trees and other garden trees. There is a spring between the handles so they open up widely. It is also curved which makes it easy to grip. There is a variety of hand pruners, in different sizes, some in stainless, and some for the...

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honmamon, japanese knife, made in japan -

SHIROGAMI 1 (white steel)Hitachi Co., around 1.3% carbon, 0.25% manganese, HRC 61-64.This is pure carbon steel, fine grained and extremely hard, used by traditional foundries and for forging Honyaki blades.SHIROGAMI 2The same components as 1, but in lower quantities.AOGAMI 1 (blue steel)Hitachi Co., around 1.3% carbon, shirogami base + 1.5% tungsten, 0.4% chromium, HRC 61-64.The addition of carbides makes it stronger than white steel. It is also used for the best honyaki blades.AOGAMI 2The same components as 1, but in lower quantities.AOGAMI SUPERHitachi Co., around 1.4% carbon, aogami base + 0.4% molybdenum, 0.4% vanadium, HRC 61-65.This high quality steel is...

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honmamon, japanese knife, made in japan -

When the sharpening stone is recessed. No matter how much you grind, it won't be a sharp blade. Sharpening stone need retain flat.

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