Wabasami 180mm (7.09 inch) White paper steel, Right hand, for General [KNT090201]

Wabasami 180mm (7.09 inch) White paper steel, Right hand, for General [KNT090201]

Our Selling Price: 13,000JPY (not include VAT & TAX)

Weight: 345g

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* Other names for Wabasami are Warabite, Uekibasami, Kibasami, and Nanban. These have almost the same shape.
* If it is out of stock, it will be made to order. Please feel free to contact us. In most cases, it can be delivered in about one month.

Among the traditional Japanese gardening scissors, Kyo style scissors. Manufactured by Kanetaka in Kyoto, which has a history of over 350 years.
This Wabasami 180mm (7.09 inch) is made for the general public. Of course, professional NIWASHI (Japanese professional gardener) can also be used, but it is more suitable for soft branches, flowers, grass, etc. than hard branches.

The shape is similar to Ohkubo style, and it is a little smaller scissors. These scissors are manufactured with particular attention to the sound of cutting. When the lower part of the handle fits when you cut through, the characteristic sound of hitting an iron rod will reverberate around you. People in the area understand that you are pruning. In traditional Japanese culture, there is a culture that uses the five senses to imagine who is doing what, even if they cannot be seen.

*Material
The blade is made of Yasuki white paper steel. It is characterized by being little hard. Hard iron is used for the handle. Therefore, even if you cut a hard tree, it will not bend easily.

*Production method
They use a belt hammer and a grinder, but they make it entirely by hand. In particular, forge welding, forging and sharpening have a high level of finish that is possible only because of human work.

The main use

Pruning of wood.




About a maker, KANETAKA (Kyoto pref)



KANETAKA (The scene where Yoshitaka Yamada is manufacturing Japanese razor )
A store and a factory are in front of the head family of the flower arrangement "Ikenobo" which is proud of the membership maximum by the oldest, and the birthplace. Also only by record remaining, it is a long-established store of seven generation at 200 years (History as a blacksmith is over 350 years). Mr. Kazuhiro Yamada of the eldest son inherited Master of sharpen, and Mr. Yoshitaka Yamada of the second son has acted as the blacksmith craftsman.

. Traditional products, such as a Japanese razor, the Ikenobo scissors, etc. which learned the method of making from an expert, are made from KANETAKA. In addition to them, idea goods, such as a herb clip, a pencil sharpener, and a knife that deletes the reed of a wind instrument, are also produced broadly.




The notes on use Kiribashi [KANETAKA]


* Please do not twist.

* please do not drop

* It rusts for a steel part. Please wipe after use well.

* Pleasey a whetstone, if it becomes difficult to cut.

* If edged tool oil is applied, it will last long more.

Item Description

Producing district Kyoto, Japan
Handedness Right
Full Length 180mm = 7.09 inch
Edge length 58mm = 2.28 inch (From the tip of the blade to the fulcrum )
Edge material Yasuki, white paper steel
Handle material Iron (hard type)
Goods weight 245g
Packing weight 345g

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