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scotchef38
05-18-2013, 06:57 AM
Can anyone translate the Kanji on this Yanagiba.?
Thanks.

http://i1305.photobucket.com/albums/s547/scotchef38/20130106_123332_zps51687a54.jpg

Patatas Bravas
05-18-2013, 07:24 AM
長直 - 'Naganao'

Never heard of him/them!

xuz
05-18-2013, 08:18 AM
http://www.jumi.co.jp/shop/houtyou/houtyousp.html
Quick search turned up one place that sells ~200mm usuba's in both white and blue between 50 to 80 bucks. From what appears to be pitting at the steel core, I figure yours is the white steel.

scotchef38
05-19-2013, 12:58 AM
Thanks.