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Kiridashi Woodcarving Knife - Lefty - tortoise general store
Kiridashi Woodcarving Knife - Lefty - tortoise general store
Kiridashi Woodcarving Knife - for Lefties or Righties - tortoise general store
Kiridashi Woodcarving Knife - for Lefties or Righties - tortoise general store
Kiridashi Woodcarving Knife - Lefty - tortoise general store

Kiridashi Woodcarving Knife - for Lefties or Righties

Regular price $58 Unit price  per 

Description:  
A traditional, all-purpose knife used for woodworking and bamboo crafting, the handle and scabbard are made of Hoh (magnolia). The blade is beveled on one side, creating a thinner edge than a knife beveled on both sides, which allows extremely fine cuts. Also, only the beveled side requires the main sharpening, so less time is required for maintenance.

Variation:
Variation in the natural wood grain. Knives that are not hammered but manually forged employ metals such as pre-bonded steel. They are shaped by pressing devices holding the Kiridashi knife molds. This results in slight size and weight variations.

History: 
Baishinshi is a brand produced by a blacksmithing family that has been forging carving knives and chisels for more than 250 years. The 7th generation currently works under the "Baishinshi Kunimitsu" name.

Measurement: 
7.5'' (overall length), 3'' (blade length), .75'' (blade width)

Materials: 
Stainless steel blade and magnolia wood body

Care Instructions: 
Please keep blade in wooden sleeve when not in use. Keep the blade dry and free of moisture or it may rust.  

Return Policy / Shipping:  
Returns must be made within 2 weeks in original, unused condition with all packaging for either 1. Store credit for the full amount or 2. Refund - minus a 20% restocking fee.  Tortoise does not cover the cost of return shipping or the cost of re-shipping an exchange, and the cost of shipping for returns and exchanges is the responsibility of the customer. 

Kiridashi Woodcarving Knife - Lefty - tortoise general store
Kiridashi Woodcarving Knife - for Lefties or Righties - tortoise general store
Kiridashi Woodcarving Knife - for Lefties or Righties - tortoise general store